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Texas Health Resources CMA/Lead Certified Medical Assistant in Dallas, Texas

Texas Health Physicians Group seeks to hire a Lead Certified Medical Assistant to work Full Time at Texas Health Surgical Care in Dallas.

The address is 8230 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 320, Dallas, TX 75231

Salary range is Min. $17.10/hr. to Max. $24.86/hr. – based on relevant experience.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Reporting to the Practice Manager and taking direction from the Healthcare Provider, the Medical Assistant Lead takes a leadership role in the department, acting as a trainer, resource and mentor for other Medical Assistants and staff. Performs a wide variety of medical assisting activities during patient visits in an outpatient clinical setting. Accurately preforms preliminary physical tests such as measuring blood pressure, recording weight, temperature, pulse, respiration, and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols. Works in specialty or mid-to-large, high volume clinics and may support more than one Provider. Involves extensive interaction with diverse populations including patients, family members and all members of the healthcare team as well as leadership.

  • Directs and guides back office staff in monitoring and expediting workflow.

  • Handles medical supply inventory, orders, and cost control.

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

  • Greets and prepares patients for the health care provider.

  • Obtains and records vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem.

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

  • Administers vaccines via oral, topical, injection and/or nasal administration.

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

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

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

  • Communicates with patients regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.

  • Formulates and documents patient care plans, charts, tests and examination results in the medical record.

  • Escalates non-routine issues to the Practice Manager or physician.

  • Works with the Healthcare Provider to facilitate training of new hires and other training initiatives.

  • May work in the front office as needed, as well as perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required.

  • 4 years of Medical Assistant experience is required.

  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

  • Current Medical Assistant Certification is required.

  • ACLS or BCLS is preferred.

  • Non-Certified Radiologic Technician training may be required.

  • Medication Aide certification may be required.

Skills

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

  • Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.

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

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

  • Demonstrated attitude of respect and compassion towards patients, family members and all members of the healthcare team.

  • Good computer skills using a medical management application.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Highlights

  • 2020 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (6 th year in a row)

  • 2020 “Top 100 Places to Work” by the Dallas Morning News (9 th time)

  • Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2019)

  • 2020 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ (3 rd year in a row)

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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