Texas Health Resources ASST MED CERT THPG in Benbrook Family Medicine 114 Sproles Drive Benbrook TX 76126, Texas

Job Description

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req

Experience

1 Year Medical Assistant experience Pref

Licenses and Certifications

MA - Medical Assistant Upon Hire Req And

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Pref Or

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Pref And

Other NCT - Non-Certified Radiologic Technician training may be required Upon Hire Pref

Skills

Ability to perform EKGs, draw blood, and administer injections as needed by assigned clinic.

Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.

Demonstrated knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.

Thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations.

Demonstrated sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.

Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients.

Good computer skills using a medical management application.

Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

Supervision

Individual Contributor

OSHA

Tasks involving exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Physical Demands

Medium Work

Qualifications

MEDICAL ASSISTANT:

• Performs general patient care by following established standards and procedures.

• Greets and prepares patients for the health care provider.

• Obtains and records vital signs including, but not limited to: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.

• Administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.

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

as well as perform routine tests such as EKG’s.

• Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.

• Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.

• Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains equipment, disposing of contaminated items according to protocol. Keeps patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly.

• Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).

• Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

• Provides for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.

• Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

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