We are searching for a Certified Medical Assistant someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll gather information, assess, and provide direct care to patients. You will also work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render age-appropriate care.
Think you've got what it takes?
Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
Collects and documents vital signs, BMI, height/weight, and the reason for the visit with 100% accuracy
Updates documentation to include if the patient has received care at any other location since the last visit
Prepares patient for examination per practice protocol
Assists provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations, and testing as directed by the provider and within the scope of practice
Completes treatments as directed by provider and within scope of practice
Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per practice protocol
Identifies patients eligible for Vaccines for Children Program and follows procedures for accurate documentation and management for this state-funded program
Documents administration of medication and immunizations in the medical record per practice protocol
Reports all medication and immunization errors to supervisor immediately after becoming aware of the error
Supports patients/families in self- management of their health through assisting with education
Assesses patient's eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating the referral
Documents eligibility in electronic health record per practice protocol
Collects specimens and performs laboratory test
Maintains certification by fulfilling continuing education (CE) requirements as directed by the certification agency
Maintains documentation of required hours over required recertification cycle
High school diploma or GED
Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course for health care providers
A fundamental knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
Knowledge of related OSHA and CLIA/COLA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality, and filing system
One of the following certifications:
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA-AAM) from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) issued by one of the following organizations: American Association of Medical Personnel, American Allied Health, American Medical Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants
National Medical Assistant Certification (NCMA) from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from National Health Career Association (NHA)
Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) from the National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP).
EMT (EMT) issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
EMT-Basic (EMT-B) issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) certification issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
One (1) years of related experience in Pediatrics- ear checks, well-child checks, immunizations, injections
Texas Children's Pediatrics is the nation's largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over 50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance.
To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.
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