Texas Health Resources Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – Surgical Care in Denton, Texas
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – Surgical Care
Fast-paced, high-volume clinic looking for a top skilled Certified Medical Assistant
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Work location: 2721 Panhandle Drive, Denton, TX 76201
Work hours: Full-time, 40 hours weekly, Monday thru Thursday, 7:50 am – 5:00pm & Friday 8:00am – 1:00pm
Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) is a not-for-profit physician organization with more than 250 locations and 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality care in clinics and medical offices throughout North Texas.
Here’s What You Need
High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
CMA - Current Medical Assistant Certification (required)
1 year of previous Medical Assistant experience (preferred)
ACLS or BCLS (preferred)
Non-Certified Radiologic Technician training (may be required)
A successful Certified Medical Assistant will
Have the ability to perform EKGs, draw blood and administer injections as needed
Be able to effectively communicate with both staff and patients and have thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations
Demonstrate sound judgement in emergency situations, as well as take appropriate action in urgent circumstances
Maintain a positive, customer-focused attitude toward patients
Possess a strong work ethic and always display a high level of professionalism
Have basic computer skills using medical management application systems
What You Will Do
Delivers care to patients utilizing the Certified Medical Assistant Process
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.
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.
Communicates with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
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.
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).
Additional perks of being a Texas Health Certified Medical Assistant
Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program, as well as several other benefits.
Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.
Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).
A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
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