Medical Assistant (Sarasota)

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Job Description

We’re currently seeking a friendly and experienced Medical Assistant to join our team in Sarasota, FL.

Primary Job Function

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, and coding information for insurance purposes. The clinical duties may include but not limited to taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Able to perform basic Phlebotomy task as Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing. Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physician’s instructions to patients. Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Schedule appointments for patients, if available Greet and log in patients to the EMR system arriving at office.
  • Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission.
  • Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms.  Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment.  Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.
  • Set up medical laboratory equipment.  Operate x-ray, electrocardiogram (EKG), or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests.   
  • Bilingual preferred.

Job Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Medicine – Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Clerical – Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Computers and Electronics – Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Psychology – Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Administration and Management – Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Public Safety and Security – Knowledge of relevant equipment, HIPPA policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Education and Training – Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Job Skills

  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Social Perceptiveness – Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Teamwork – Ability to work well with co-workers, physicians and management. Demonstrate collaborative efforts and able to assist others in the care of patients.

Job Abilities

  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Speech Recognition – The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Near Vision – The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.


  • Breathalyzers Audiometers
  • Pulmonary function measurement equipment Centrifuges
  • Single draw needles
  • Plethysmographs
  • Canes
  • Microcapillary hematocrit tubes
  • Cast cutters
  • Blood chemistry analyzers


EMR software

Diagnostic and procedural coding software

Email software

Web browser software

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MOSS

Other business software applications

Microsoft Windows Vista Business

Additional Skillset

  • Assisting and Caring for Others – Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Documenting/Recording Information – Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
  • Getting Information – Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Cooperation – Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Dependability – Being reliable, responsible and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Attention to Detail – Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Stress Tolerance – Accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations, maintaining composure and keeping emotions in check.

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Entendemos lo difícil que puede ser restringir a nuestros pacientes para que no traigan acompañantes o familiares mientras visitan a su médico en nuestras instalaciones, pero estas importantes medidas temporarias ayudarán a minimizar la exposición y, por lo tanto, mantendrán bajo el riesgo de infección.

Restricción de visitantes: entendemos lo difícil que puede ser restringir a nuestros pacientes para que no traigan acompañantes o familiares mientras visitan a su médico en nuestras instalaciones, pero estas importantes medidas temporarias ayudarán a minimizar la exposición y, por lo tanto, mantendrán bajo el riesgo de infección.

Que esperar al llegar a nuestras instalaciones

Que esperar al llegar a nuestras instalaciones

Todos los pacientes son examinados en la entrada

Las máscaras son obligatorias mientras se encuentra en nuestras instalaciones. No se permitirá la entrada sin máscara.

Nuestro personal debe usar en todo momento el equipo completo de seguridad incluyendo gafas, máscara y batas protectoras para garantizar su seguridad y la de ellos mismos.

Disponemos de liquido sanitario en la entrada y en toda la instalación, les pedimos a todos que se desinfecten las manos al ingresar a la oficina, de la misma manera, nuestro personal debe desinfectar sus manos antes y después de un encuentro con un paciente.

Detección de síntomas: al llegar a nuestras instalaciones, se proporcionará un cuestionario de salud antes de ingresar con preguntas sobre tos, fiebre y exposición al virus. Nuestro personal también es evaluado diariamente antes de llegar a nuestras instalaciones.

Se toma la temperatura en la puerta antes de ingresar a las instalaciones.

Medidas de seguridad adicionales en nuestras instalaciones

Las áreas comunes como las salas de espera y los baños se higienizan con frecuencia, especialmente las áreas que se tocan con frecuencia.

Los consultorios se desinfectan entre cada paciente y se higienizan a fondo al final del día.

Las salas de espera se han organizado para mantener distanciamiento social, nuestro mobiliario se ha reestructurado para crear el espacio requerido entre los pacientes y hemos colocado marcadores en nuestros muebles y pisos para guiar a nuestros pacientes dónde pararse y sentarse.

Nuestro objetivo es que nuestros pacientes se sientan seguros mientras se encuentran en nuestras instalaciones y reciben la atención excelente y compasiva que merecen sintiéndose seguros.

EliteHealth sigue todas las recomendaciones de seguridad de los CDC (Centros de Control de Enfermedades).

La seguridad de nuestros pacientes es nuestra mayor preocupación y todo lo que hacemos es pensando en usted.

En este momento EliteHealth no está  ofreciendo vacunas Covid-19. En cuanto estén disponibles les informaremos de inmediato.

Presione en el enlace más abajo para obtener información acerca de centros de vacunación y administración de exámenes de COVID-19.

Visitor Restriction

We understand how difficult it could be to restrict our patients from bringing their companions/family members while they visit their physician in our facilities, but these important temporary measures will help minimize exposure, therefore, keeping the risk of infection low.

What to expect when arriving at our facilities.

Restricting Visitors-We understand how difficult it could be to restrict our patients from bringing their companions/family members while they visit their physician in our facilities, but these important temporary measures will help minimize exposure, therefore, keeping the risk of infection low.

What to expect when arriving at our facilities.

All patients are screened at the entrance.

Masks are mandatory while in our facility, no mask-no entry.

Our Staff is required to wear all safety equipment, googles, mask and protective gowns to ensure yours and their safety.

Hand Sanitizer is available at the entrance and throughout the facility, we ask everyone to sanitize their hands when entering the office, the same way, our staff must sanitize their hands before and after a patient encounter.

Screening for Symptoms- When arriving at our facilities a health questionnaire will be provided before entering with questions about any cough, fever, exposure to the virus. Our staff is also screened daily prior to arriving to our facilities.

Temperature is taken at the door prior to entering the facilities.

Additional Safety Measures in our Facilities.

Common areas such as waiting rooms and restrooms are cleaned often, especially the frequently touched areas.

Exam Rooms are disinfected between each patient and extensively cleaned at the end of the day.

Waiting Rooms have been arranged to maintain social distancing, our furniture has been changed to create the space required between patients and we have placed markers on our furniture and floors to guide our patients where to stand and seat.

We want our patients to feel secure while in our facilities receiving the excellent and compassionate care they deserve while keeping them safe. EliteHealth follows all safety recommendations from the CDC (Centers from Disease Control). Our patient safety is our greatest concern and all we do is with you in mind.

Our facilities are not offering Covid-19 vaccines now, once it become available in any of our facilities, we will inform everyone.

Please click on the link below to find out:

Vaccine information Sites (where is being administered)

Vaccine Pre-Registration Site

Testing sites