Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.
The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking Certified Medical Assistants for FIU's health clinical practices in Miami
Answers phones, receives and dispositions patient calls, registers patients for visits, and schedules appointments. Performs basic accounting and record-keeping procedures relating to copayment and other patient responsibility collection at the time of service. Handles sensitive cardholder information and/or processes credit cards transactions for the department/unit.
Conducts transcription, patient scheduling, insurance claims, and data entry. Documents in the electronic medical record.
Measures and records vital signs. Provides patient interview, medical history and chief complaint. Records history and physical findings. Provides patient education with regards to office policies, medications, management of diseases, home care, and minor office surgery/procedures.
Prepares patients for examinations including providing an explanation of any procedures to be performed. Assists provider during examinations, procedures, and routine screening tests.
Performs electrocardiograms (EKG's) and administers treatments/procedures such as nebulizer, ear lavage and other routine procedures. Performs dressings and applies bandages. Prepares and administers medications with provider order.
Arranges hospital admissions, requests for consultations and outside referrals to physician and ancillary providers. Assists with gaining authorizations/pre-certifications as requested.
Sterilizes medical instruments. Maintains patient areas in a clean and safe manner. Practices Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards.
Works in a multidisciplinary team environment that fosters effective communication and care coordination while supporting a positive experience for every patient. Provides information to patients in English and Spanish.
Performs phlebotomy and collection of laboratory specimens. Performs basic in-office lab tests. Maintains operator proficiencies in performing referenced lab testing. Maintains accurate logs and other laboratory record keeping.
Reports critical lab value results to provider(s).
Works with and/or resides with minors and/or vulnerable persons within their role in FIU clinical sites.
Drives to and from FIU clinical sites within their work schedule.
Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning tasks that are logically related.
High school diploma or GED required.
General patient care experience.
Certified Medical Assistant
CPR/Standard First Aid Certification
Physically capable of assisting/lifting patients on/off exam tables, stretchers, and capable of pushing wheelchair or stretcher.
Prior experience documenting in an electronic medical record.
Understands the need for flexible work schedule and hours to meet patient needs and business/service line and practice site expansion. This may include floating to other FIU clinical sites.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
To apply, please visit us on-line at https://hr.fiu.edu/careers/, click on “Prospective Employees” or “Current Employees” and search for job opening ID 520623.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.