Company: Suncoast Hospice
Posted on: February 6, 2019
Position Description Empath Health is a nonprofit integrated network of care that provides expert, life-changing health care to those with chronic and advanced illnesses. Empath Health includes hospice, palliative home health and physician services, independent living assistance and day care for seniors, HIV services and advance care planning. Suncoast Hospice was established in 1977 by a group of volunteers who realized the value of hospice care and wanted to bring it to their community. As a member of Empath Health, we are a nonprofit organization that provides care, compassion and comfort to thousands of Pinellas County residents. We are currently seeking an experienced and compassionate Medical Assistant to partner with Home Team Hospice Physicians & APRNs to help create more efficiency in the use of physician & APRN time and assume various non-clinical tasks currently performed by the physician & APRN. Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and inspiration through endless encouragement. Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care. Position Requirements As a Medical Assistant with Empath Health you must be patient/family focused, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community. Other requirements of this role include: --- Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); more advanced education preferred; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. --- Licensure: Valid Florida State Driver's License. --- Certifications: Medical Assistant certification preferred; Current CPR certification preferred --- Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting or as administrative assistant in a healthcare setting --- Must have reliable transportation which will enable them to perform tasks and responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion. Must be able to provide proof of automobile insurance, a copy of which will be placed in their employee file. Empath Health wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education and advancement. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and peace of mind. Other benefits include: --- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance --- Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance --- Voluntary term life insurance --- Short-term and long-term disability --- Professional group liability insurance --- 29 Days Paid Time Off annually --- Flexible spending accounts --- Retirement savings plan with employer match --- Mileage reimbursement --- Cell phone plan discounts --- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) --- Tuition reimbursement --- Local, state and national workshops and conferences --- Advanced certification courses --- Leadership development programs --- Much more Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees. Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace. EH We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Keywords: Suncoast Hospice, Clearwater , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Clearwater, Florida
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