Certified Medical Assistant - Deerfield
Company: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest
private employers in South Florida.
With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for
excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and
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Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence,
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UMMG is currently seeking a full time Certified Medical Assistant
to work in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Deerfield
Beach, FL campus. The Medical Assistant assists in the examination
and treatment of patients, under the direction of a physician.
Moreover, the incumbent interviews patients, measures vital signs,
and records information on patients' charts. The Medical Assistant
also draws and collects blood samples from patients and prepares
specimens for laboratory analysis.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
- Gives injections and treatments and performs routine laboratory
- Assists in patient care activities such as dressing changes and
- Prepares treatment room for examination of patient.
- Assists with physical examinations by preparing supplies and
handing instruments and materials to the doctor as directed.
- Provides patients with basic instruction and information
regarding examination procedures.
- Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments while observing
principles of sterile technique.
- Schedules patients for tests and completes required forms for
- Maintains accurate and complete patient records and
- Orders, stocks, and inventories supplies, and assists in
performing clerical duties.
- Escorts and transports patients to various hospital
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures
and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to
be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or
responsibilities as necessary.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Certified as a Medical Assistant
- HIV and CPR certification is required
- One year of experience is preferred
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a
comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition
remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only
university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care
powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at
the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we
are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and
sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters
each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide
recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care.
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Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza
("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of
Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide
ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and
clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or
clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or
termination of employment.
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer -
Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected
from discrimination based on certain categories protected by
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