Location: Lake City, FL.
Pay Raye: $14.00/hr.
The Certified Medical Assistant provides patient care in community mental health clinic setting under the direct responsibility of a licensed physician. Clinical skills performed are within the scope of a Medical Assistant as defined by Florida Statutes 458.3485, and Meridian Policy and Procedure. The CMA may also perform clerical, insurance and medical record functions.
*Occasionally expected to float/travel to other clinics as needed for staffing.
1.Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited course of study as a Certified Medical Assistant and have proof of certification as a Medical Assistant or possess the equivalent knowledge and skills base by having completed/graduated from similar types of formal medical training such as:
a. A formal medical services training program offered by the United States Armed Forces (e.g. Health Care Specialist training course, Special Operations Medical Sergeant training course, Hospital Corpsman training course, Health Services Technicians.)
2. A minimum of 1year experience with direct patient care in a type of healthcare facility is a must. Previous mental health experience, particularly with psychiatric treatment plans, is ideal.
3. The employee will be regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Work environment is usually moderately noisy.
4. Person should display initiative, have the ability to multitask and be able to assume additional responsibilities. Proven ability to problem-solve and be a team member is essential. Must possess and maintain current certification as a Medical Assistant. Basic Life Support (CPR) required or obtained within 1st month of employment
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist.
Meridian is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, marital status, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service or because they are a protected veteran or other non-merit based factors.