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Medical Assistant - Pediatric Psychiatry (Full Time/Days)

Nicklaus Children's Health System Miami, FL
  • Expired: August 24, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary

Assists in examination and treatment of patients, performing miscellaneous delegated duties under the direction of the physician and/or clinician. Responsible for various clinical and clerical duties.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • CPR: Healthcare Provider
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program or Medical Assistant certification required.
  • Answers telephones, routes calls, takes, and relays accurate phone messages.
  • Prepares IV medicines and immunizations to be administered to the patients.  Administers IV medicines and immunizations to the patients.
  • Communicates all significant changes in patient conditions or behavior to clinicians and physicians.
  • Ensures all medical record/patient charts contains necessary documentation for medical appointments. Completed charting, collects, and distributes medical record documents related to patient.
  • Gathers data for general information, special reports, contacting other employees, departments, agencies, and individuals for additional material.  May prepare reports for Physician's approval.
  • Maintain & prepare billing charge (cash history, etc.) and for reconciliation (daily journal, etc.), assist in completing claims forms & answers patient questions in reference to payment status.
  • Runs reports for credit cards, super bills, and etc. Prepare final bookkeeping of assigned cash drawer and prepare and make timely deposits.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and patient rooms. 
  • Maintains equipment in proper working condition/order. When equipment is not functioning, take proper actions - label machines, notify clinician & place maintenance work order for patient safety.
  • Performs and documents vital signs (i.e., temperature, B/P, Resp., etc.) and measurements (i.e., height, weight, etc.).  Provides and documents patient and family education.
  • Assists physician with simple procedures and patient transport.  Collects specimens and distributes to laboratory for results. 
  • Prepares for patient visits by preparing /pulling charts, printing super bills, inform physician, and other clinical staff of changes in schedule.
  • Schedules appointments, diagnostic, therapeutic, verifies medical appointments, obtains and/or verify authorizations, and call in refills.
  • Process medical documentation for office visit and follow-up with patient when required.
  • Serves as receptionist, conducts patient check-in, registration, collect fee for service/co-payments, and verifies referrals, insurance data, patient's address & other pertinent information.
  • High School education or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer and math skills.
  • Excellent patient management, customer service, and interpersonal skill.


Nicklaus Children's Health System


Miami, FL