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Medical Assistant

Vero Beach, FL

Order: 167042

Manpower is representing a client in the Vero Beach area that is seeking to permanently hire Medical Assistants $13/hr.- $17/hr.!





  • To provide care for clinic patients following established standards and practices. Performs a variety of assisting procedures of a routine nature requiring limited skills. Monitors and responds to patient needs and concerns as directed by the patient’s physician. Also performs phlebotomy and EKG under the direction of the physician.




  • Under the direction of the Physician, the Medical Assistant I’s primary responsibility is to become independent in assisting the Physician with performing all procedures regularly performed in the office environment.

  • Consistently interacts professionally and cooperatively with customers (e.g., patients, co-workers, physicians, visitors).



  • Supports the mission, vision and values of the hospital.

  • Responsible for working in a safe and protective manner at all times keeping in mind that safety and environmental hazards are the responsibility of all employees for themselves, other staff members and patients.

  • Assists physicians in all aspects of practice.

  • Performs phlebotomy and/or EKG’s as requested by physicians.

  • Provides direct and individualized care based on the application of scientific principles under the supervision of the physician.

  • Prepares patients prior to the physicians examination by carrying out certain procedures; screening and recording pertinent pre exam data, vital signs, heights and weights as applicable, obtains specimens.

  • Sets up, prepares equipment and assists the physician with patient exams, testing and/or special procedures, pelvic exams, pap smears, suturing biopsies, EKG’s, minor surgeries, etc. Ensures that appropriate special consents are provided and obtained if appropriate.

  • Performs general care to patients and administers medications and treatments under the supervision of the physician.

  • Observes, records and reports patient’s condition and/or reaction to medications and treatments to the physician.



  • Must be able to communicate clearly with staff and patients both verbally and in writing

  • Must be able to hear and communicate on the telephone

  • Must have manual dexterity and visual acuity to use office equipment

  • Maintains current knowledge of trends in the healthcare field

  • Must have basic computer skills




  • High School graduate or equivalent required

  • CPR required

  • Medical Assistant certification, preferred

  • Phlebotomy certification, preferred

  • Radiology Technologist (one licensed tech is required on site) preferred

  • Minimum of one year of experience in clinical setting, required