Medical Assistant

Full Time
Miami, Fl
Posted 1 year ago

Medical Assistant: Description

UniVida Medical Centers is seeking a Medical Assistant who serves patients by identifying the best method for retrieving specimens; preparing specimens for laboratory testing; performing screening procedures. Their duties include preparing the testing room with the proper tools, walking patients through the process when inserting needles and retrieving samples and labeling samples for further analysis in medical laboratories.

  • Arrange daily activities based on urgency of requests for fluid samples
  • Identify patients and their personal information using their ID, documents or other means
  • Determine the right venipuncture method based on patient age, health, etc.
  • Reassure patients and help them relax
  • Preparing patients before drawing blood
  • Find veins that are suitable for puncture
  • Draw blood using sterilized needles, vials and other equipment
  • Ensure optimal and quantity of samples
  • Collect and distribute FOBT, PT-INR, Urine samples, etc.
  • Ensure inventory controls are met to meet patient and physicians ordering needs
  • Centrifuge blood samples
  • Expect to work with many patients varying in age and health status
  • Keep the phlebotomy workstation clean and well always organized
  • Verifying patient information and label samples correctly and send or deliver them for testing
  • Working with physicians and always following their directions
  • Work with physician’s order to close HEDIS gaps.
  • Work with health plan reports to report gaps that were closed.
  • Work with practice management system to ensure patient appointments are met
  • Perform other duties and functions as requested by management
  • Highly organized, proactive, attentive to details and goal oriented
  • Ability to work with large data sets with guidance from medically trained individuals
  • Ability to successfully draw blood from patients with minimal or no complications
  • Ability to identify problems, think logically or creatively, and devise practical solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and carry out work assignments independently and efficiently
  • Ability to work with many diverse people
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed and flexible
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to perform functions with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work at a high-volume level of accuracy
  • Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Establishes and maintains effective working environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent people skills while following medical centers policies and procedures.
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong level of confidentiality due to the sensitivity of materials and information handled.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Displays compassionate leadership in dealing with direct reports
  • High school diploma or graduation equivalency degree (GED)
  • Phlebotomy certification and diploma
  • Proven experience working as a phlebotomist
  • Ability to successfully draw blood from patients with minimal or no complications
  • Empath and interpersonal skills for working with patients
  • Frequent standing, walking, grasping, carrying, reaching, bending, stooping, speaking and occasional sitting
  • Heavy lifting: up to 25 pounds maximum with frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up, with assistance if needed.


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UniVida Medical Centers arose out of the need to improve the quality of medical care in our community. Our company is based on delivering optimal and personalized patient care. Excellence of care is achieved through the collaboration of the highest qualified physicians in the community, delivery of world-class services, leading-edge technology, education, and focus on preventative care

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