UF Health is seeking a Medical Assistant (MA) for the Halifax Health/UF Health Neurosurgery Clinic.
The Medical Assistant provides patient care in a physician's office setting under the direct responsibility of a licensed physician. Clinical skills performed are within the scope of a Medical Assistant as defined by Florida Statutes 458.3485 and UFHP Clinical Policy and Procedure. The MA may also perform clerical, insurance, and medical record functions. May be required to float to other UFHP practices, as needed, for staffing.
Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited course of study as a Medical Office Assistant or possess the equivalent knowledge and skills base by having completed/graduated from similar type of formal medical training such as a formal medical services training program offered by the United States Armed Forces (e.g. Health Care Specialist training course, Special Operations Medical Sergeant training course, Hospital Corpsman training course, Health Services Technician.)
Must possess and maintain certification as a medical assistant; candidates with prior medical assistant experience who are not certified must obtain certification within 90 days of hire.
One year of direct patient care experience in an ambulatory care setting is preferred. Person should display initiative, have the ability to multitask, and be able to assume additional responsibilities.
Proven ability to problem solve and be a team member is essential.
Basic Life Support (CPR) required or must be obtained within first month of employment. Must maintain current Basic Life Support (CPR).
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.