Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Medical Assistant - ETCS Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery in KINGWOOD, Texas

Certified Medical Assistant - ETCS Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

Description

I. Job Summary

Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant II is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately preforms preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.

II. Key Responsibilities

  • Performgeneral patient care by following established standards and procedures.

  • Greet andprepare patients for the health care provider.

  • Obtain andrecord vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure,temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, andcurrent medications and presenting problem.

  • May berequired to draw and collect blood samples from patients and preparespecimens for laboratory analysis.

  • Administerordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically,rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.

  • May performroutine tests including but not limited to EKG’s.

  • Schedulepatients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion oftesting.

  • Communicatewith patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail asdirected by physician.

  • Prepare, cleanand sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient examrooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated itemsaccording to protocol.

  • Documentpatient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medicalrecord as directed by the provider.

  • Escalatenon-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager orhealthcare provider(s).

  • Ensure safetychecklists/quality controls are completed as required.

  • Provide forpatient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.

  • Perform otherduties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or as requested byhealthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

Job Requirements /Qualifications

a.

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required &

preferred):

  • High schooldiploma or equivalent required.

  • Current/validCertified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification required or Registered MedicalAssistant (RMA) required if applicable.

  • Successfullycompleted Medication Aide 40-hour course or current/valid MedicationAide certification by state agency required if applicable.

  • May requirespecialized training such as Non-Certified Radiologic Technician (NCT).

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

b.

Experience (required and preferred):

  • 2 yearsMedical Assistant experience preferred.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS

Other Locations TEXAS-KINGWOOD

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800000330