Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Medical Assistant - ETCS Kingwood Primary Care 22710 in KINGWOOD, Texas

Certified Medical Assistant - ETCS Kingwood Primary Care 22710

Description

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform general patient care byfollowing established standards and procedures.

  • Greet and prepare patients forthe health care provider.

  • Obtain and record vital signsincluding but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse,respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications andpresenting problem.

  • May be required to draw andcollect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratoryanalysis.

  • Administer ordered medicationsand/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/orinhalant administration.

  • May perform routine testsincluding but not limited to EKG’s.

  • Schedule patients for diagnostictesting and follows up to ensure completion of testing.

  • Communicate with patientregarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed byphysician.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instrumentsand maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean andorderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.

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

  • Escalate non-routine issues,questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcareprovider(s).

  • Ensure safety checklists/qualitycontrols are completed as required.

  • Provide for patient safety andprotection of patient privacy rights.

  • Perform other duties as assignedby practice manager, MA Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

Job Requirements /Qualifications

Education

/ Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • High schooldiploma or equivalent required.

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

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

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS)

Experience

(required and preferred):

  • 2 years MedicalAssistant experience preferred.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location TEXAS-KINGWOOD

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800000507

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.