Medical Assistant I - Northwest Primary Care

Catholic Health Initiatives Spring , TX 77387

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary

Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

  • May 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 EKG's.

  • 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, MA Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

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Qualifications

Education/ Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.

Experience(required and preferred):

  • 1 year Medical Assistant experience required.

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