Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Medical Assistant - ETCS Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery in KINGWOOD, Texas
Certified Medical Assistant - ETCS Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery
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).
Job Requirements /Qualifications
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required &
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.
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