Medical Assistant - Pediatrics Plastic Surgery. Full Time - Must be Certified!

Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Job Description

Assists in examination and treatment of patients, performing miscellaneous delegated duties under the direction of the physician and/or clinician. Responsible for various clinical and clerical duties.

Minimum Job Requirements

CPR: Healthcare Provider

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program or Medical Assistant certification required.


Answers telephones, routes calls, takes, and relays accurate phone messages.
Prepares IV medicines and immunizations to be administered to the patients. Administers IV medicines and immunizations to the patients.
Communicates all significant changes in patient conditions or behavior to clinicians and physicians.
Ensures all medical record/patient charts contains necessary documentation for medical appointments. Completed charting, collects, and distributes medical record documents related to patient.
Gathers data for general information, special reports, contacting other employees, departments, agencies, and individuals for additional material. May prepare reports for Physician's approval.
Maintain & prepare billing charge (cash history, etc.) and for reconciliation (daily journal, etc.), assist in completing claims forms & answers patient questions in reference to payment status.
Runs reports for credit cards, super bills, and etc. Prepare final bookkeeping of assigned cash drawer and prepare and make timely deposits.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area and patient rooms.
Maintains equipment in proper working condition/order. When equipment is not functioning, take proper actions - label machines, notify clinician & place maintenance work order for patient safety.
Performs and documents vital signs (i.e., temperature, B/P, Resp., etc.) and measurements (i.e., height, weight, etc.). Provides and documents patient and family education.
Assists physician with simple procedures and patient transport. Collects specimens and distributes to laboratory for results.
Prepares for patient visits by preparing /pulling charts, printing super bills, inform physician, and other clinical staff of changes in schedule.
Schedules appointments, diagnostic, therapeutic, verifies medical appointments, obtains and/or verify authorizations, and call in refills.
Process medical documentation for office visit and follow-up with patient when required.

Serves as receptionist, conducts patient check-in, registration, collect fee for service/co-payments, and verifies referrals, insurance data, patients address & other pertinent information.

High School education or equivalent preferred.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Basic computer and math skills.
Excellent patient management, customer service, and interpersonal skill.

Job: Nursing- Support (Clinical)

Primary Location: Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department: MCH Plastic Surgery

Job Status: Full Time