Chiropractic Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients at our new clinic Element Health and Wellness in Dallas, Texas. The CA accurately preforms preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respiration and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.
Essential Job Functions
Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.
Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
Draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKGs.
Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.
Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.
Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.
Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager or by healthcare provider(s).
High school diploma or general equivalency diploma
Medical Assistant certification
Minimum of 2 years of working as a Medical Assistant
Electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary, and injection preferred experience.
Centrum Medical Ventures