Med Asst/Pat Rep Family Prac

Methodist Health System Richardson , TX 75080

Posted 2 weeks ago

JOB SUMMARY:########################### WORKS UNDER THE GENERAL DIRECTION OF THE PHYSICIAN OR NURSING #PERSONNEL: #REPORTS DIRECTLY TO THE OFFICE MANAGERS: #IS ABLE TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES AS INSTRUCTED BY THE PHYSICIAN: #PERFORMS ROUTINE CLINICAL PROCEDURES AS DIRECTED BY THE PHYSICIAN: #PARTICIPATES IN PATIENT EDUCATION: #ENTERS APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION INTO PATIENTS CHARTS: PERFORMS ALL OTHER DUTIES ASSIGNED WITHIN THE SCOPE TO THEIR LICENSURES. # # DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (THIS LIST MAY NOT INCLUDE ALL LF THE DUTIES ASSIGNED.) # Maintains strict patient confidentiality, and will use complete discretion when discussing patient information. # Implement patient care under the guidance and direction of the all physicians, ma#s and/or. Office Manager(s). # May screen phone calls during triage under the supervision of a physician. Will function as a patient screener only, and will not make medical decisions during the triage process. Any triage phone call or face-to-face triage situation requiring a medical decision will be immediately referred to a physician. # May perform intramuscular, intradermal of subcutaneous injections. With complete documentation. # Assists physicians and/or MA#s in providing nursing care to patients in accordance with clinic policies and procedures. Takes patient history and vitals. # Performs general nursing duties as appropriate within the licensure and state guidelines. Conforms to OSHA Regulations and Precautions. # Demonstrates an extensive working knowledge and practice of infection control procedures. Cleans and disinfects all instruments and maintain QA reports for the autoclave. # Assist all MA#s with patient notification of test results as directed by the physicians. # Assist all MA#s with messages and tasking to the appropriate receiver. # Assist in Rx refills via Fax, E-Rx or phone calls and updating in the patient medication module. # Responsible for unpacking and maintaining medical supplies and vaccines and keeping supply closet organized. # Autoclaving weekly or biweekly depending on demand. # On a monthly bases check for expired medication. Keeping appropriate documentation and disposal. # Assist management with supply, medication and vaccine request. # Checks and maintains temperature logs for vaccine refrigerator. # Performs all nurse / injection only visits with appropriate documentation. # Performs all X-rays and PFT. # Assist all MA#s with patient over flow and work demands through out the day. # Cover for any MA#s during an absences. # Prepare FMLA forms and various documents that come in for physician review and signature. IE: Home health, prescription pre certs. # Willingly participates in continuing education and other appropriate activities to maintain professional competence. # Maintains and follows all office policies and procedures. # Performs additional tasks, special projects and/or duties as assigned. # # EDUCATION # Graduation from an accredited program for medical assistants. # # CERTIFICATION/LICENSE # Required: National/Registered Medical Assistant Certification or obtained certification within 90 days of hire date.


Preferred:


Valid CPR certification # # EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS # Two or more years of professional medical assisting in a practice setting preferred. # # TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS # Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds with assistance.# Requires normal visual acuity and hearing.# Extensive standing and walking; frequent exposure to potentially infectious agents, communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a physician#s office; requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. # TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS # Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.


JOB SUMMARY:

WORKS UNDER THE GENERAL DIRECTION OF THE PHYSICIAN OR NURSING

PERSONNEL: REPORTS DIRECTLY TO THE OFFICE MANAGERS: IS ABLE TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES AS INSTRUCTED BY THE PHYSICIAN: PERFORMS ROUTINE CLINICAL PROCEDURES AS DIRECTED BY THE PHYSICIAN: PARTICIPATES IN PATIENT EDUCATION: ENTERS APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION INTO PATIENTS CHARTS: PERFORMS ALL OTHER DUTIES ASSIGNED WITHIN THE SCOPE TO THEIR LICENSURES.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (THIS LIST MAY NOT INCLUDE ALL LF THE DUTIES ASSIGNED.)

  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality, and will use complete discretion when discussing patient information.

  • Implement patient care under the guidance and direction of the all physicians, ma's and/or. Office Manager(s).

  • May screen phone calls during triage under the supervision of a physician. Will function as a patient screener only, and will not make medical decisions during the triage process. Any triage phone call or face-to-face triage situation requiring a medical decision will be immediately referred to a physician.

  • May perform intramuscular, intradermal of subcutaneous injections. With complete documentation.

  • Assists physicians and/or MA's in providing nursing care to patients in accordance with clinic policies and procedures. Takes patient history and vitals.

  • Performs general nursing duties as appropriate within the licensure and state guidelines. Conforms to OSHA Regulations and Precautions.

  • Demonstrates an extensive working knowledge and practice of infection control procedures. Cleans and disinfects all instruments and maintain QA reports for the autoclave.

  • Assist all MA's with patient notification of test results as directed by the physicians.

  • Assist all MA's with messages and tasking to the appropriate receiver.

  • Assist in Rx refills via Fax, E-Rx or phone calls and updating in the patient medication module.

  • Responsible for unpacking and maintaining medical supplies and vaccines and keeping supply closet organized.

  • Autoclaving weekly or biweekly depending on demand.

  • On a monthly bases check for expired medication. Keeping appropriate documentation and disposal.

  • Assist management with supply, medication and vaccine request.

  • Checks and maintains temperature logs for vaccine refrigerator.

  • Performs all nurse / injection only visits with appropriate documentation.

  • Performs all X-rays and PFT.

  • Assist all MA's with patient over flow and work demands through out the day.

  • Cover for any MA's during an absences.

  • Prepare FMLA forms and various documents that come in for physician review and signature. IE: Home health, prescription pre certs.

  • Willingly participates in continuing education and other appropriate activities to maintain professional competence.

  • Maintains and follows all office policies and procedures.

  • Performs additional tasks, special projects and/or duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Graduation from an accredited program for medical assistants.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE

Required:

National/Registered Medical Assistant Certification or obtained certification within 90 days of hire date.

Preferred:

Valid CPR certification

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Two or more years of professional medical assisting in a practice setting preferred.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds with assistance. Requires normal visual acuity and hearing. Extensive standing and walking; frequent exposure to potentially infectious agents, communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a physician's office; requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.


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Med Asst/Pat Rep Family Prac

Methodist Health System