Certified Medical Assistant

Care ATC Inc Round Rock , TX 78664

Posted 5 months ago

General Summary: A certified Medical Assistant responsible for both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinical services.

Reports To: Clinic Manager

Location: Rpund Rock, TX

Hours: PRN (Monday-Friday)

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned that may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting physicians/nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls, and providing pertinent information.

  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned that may include sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/X-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing and updating charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately.

  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocols; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments, and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; and restocking exam/procedure rooms.

  • Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned including respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisor.

  • Fulfills clinical medical assisting responsibilities that vary according to state law, which may include medical/surgical asepsis, sterilization, instrument wrapping and autoclaving; checking vital signs or mensuration; physical examination preparations; clinical pharmacology; drug administration through various routes including injections; prescription verifications with physicians orders; minor surgery assists including surgical tray set-up pre/post-surgical care, applying dressings, and suture removal; biohazard waste disposal and monitoring; therapeutic modalities; instructing patients with assistive devices, body mechanics, and home care; laboratory procedures including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines; quality control methods; CLIA-waived testing; capillary punctures and venipunctures; specimen handling such as urine, throat, vaginal, stool, and sputum; electrocardiography including mounting, emergency triage, and first aid. Medical assistants must adhere to the MA scope of practice in the laboratory.

  • Other duties as assigned.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has an excellent patient/customer service skills.

  • Has an out-going, dynamic personality, and has the ability to work well on a close team environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Graduation from an accredited medical vocational institution or a community college course in medical assisting strongly preferred.

  • For Certified/Registered Medical Assistant: Minimum one year of recent experience working in a medical facility as a medical assistant. Electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary, and injection current experience preferred.

  • For non-Certified/Registered Medical Assistant: Minimum five years of recent experience working in a medical facility as a medical assistant. Electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary, and injection current experience required.

  • Current BLS/CPR certificate.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Certified Medical Assistant (Cma) Family Medicine Clinic

Baylor Scott & White Health

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-11-19T00:00 Under the direction of a physician, the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), assists in the delivery of health care for patients. Our CMAs perform a wide variety of patient care activities including, maintaining clinical records/documentation, administering medications, giving injections, taking vital signs and preparing patients for tests, procedures and x-rays. The ideal CMA candidate has a commitment to service and quality, can effectively maintain relationships with patients and medical staff, and can perform multiple tasks in a fast paced often stressful environment. * Location/Facility - Round Rock, TX (425 Univeristy Blvd) For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link. * Specialty/Department/Practice - Family Medicine Clinic * Shift/Schedule - Full Time (Monday - Friday) * Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*: * Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits * 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% * Tuition Reimbursement * PTO accrual beginning Day 1 * Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level. Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling! * H.S. Diploma or G.E.D. required * Certified Medical Assistant required * BLS Certification required Baylor Scott & White Health Round Rock TX

Certified Medical Assistant

Care ATC Inc