Medical Assistant

Job Title: Interpreter Full-time
Department: Gainesville OP Center
Salary: 26,493.52
Posted: 00/00/0000

Job Description
Under general supervision performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of the physician/nurse on duty. Handles front office duties which can include discharge planning and scheduling liaison services, maintaining medical records, billing and coding for insurance purposes. Assists nurses by taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination and drawing blood or collecting other specimens as needed.

Job Duties:
1. Records patients' medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records.
2. Performs front office duties which can include patient intake, screening, taking payments, answering the telephone and scheduling appointments.
3. Prepares treatment rooms for clients
4. Interviews patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
5. Cleans and sterilizes instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
6. Prepares and administers medications as directed by a physician.
8. Explains treatment procedures, and instructions to clients.
9. Collects blood or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
10. May transport clients as needed.


Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant's program. MUST BE BILINGUAL (English-Spanish).

All applicants must have valid drivers license and no driver may have more than two chargeable accidents, moving violations or DUI's in a three year period with the seven year MVR report.

**All applicants selected for a personal interview will be required to complete a basic typing skills assessment during the interview

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.


**The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.


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