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Medical Assistant - Brain Institute (Full Time, Day Shift)

Miami, Florida

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Position Type: Full-time

Shift Schedule: Day Shift

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Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

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Part-time and full-time employees receive the same benefits package.

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Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 21240 Date posted 11/05/2021


Job Summary

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

Job Specific Duties

  • Assists with front desk coverage and contacts parents to explain procedures (EEG, Sleep Lab) and confirm appointments. Confirms multidisciplinary clinic appointments.
  • Communicates all significant changes (ex. seizure) in patient conditions or behavior to ARNP and physicians.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and patient rooms utilizing gloves, masks, and appropriate equipment; follows infection control protocols during clinic in disinfecting/preparing patient room before each use. 
  • Maintains equipment in proper working condition/order. When equipment is not functioning, takes proper actions - labels machines, notifies clinician and places maintenance work order for patient safety.  
  • Performs and documents vital signs (i.e., temperature, B/P, Resp., etc.) and measurements (i.e., height, weight, head circumference etc.). 
  • Performs intake and documents any allergies, medication, and current presentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).  
  • Documents, within the scope of practice, all electronic medical record (EMR) meaningful use required fields in an effort to optimize utilization. 
  • Conducts the Environment of Care rounds as assigned to ensure that clinical area meets inspection requirements of regulatory and accrediting agencies/bodies. 
  • Performs other clerical duties such as obtaining referrals, copying, scanning, filing, faxing and working on special projects as assigned by clinic coordinators and/or manager/director. 


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program or Medical Assistant certification
  • American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High School education or equivalent preferred.
  • 1 year experience as a medical assistant preferred.
  • Bilingual - English and Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer and math skills.
  • Accuracy with calculating percentages for conversion.
  • Excellent patient management, customer service, and interpersonal skills.

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

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Job Status

:Full Time
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