Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Medical Assistant II in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Certified Medical Assistant II

Description

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 by following established standards and

procedures.

  • Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.

  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood

pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and

current medications and presenting problem.

  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and

prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

  • May Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection,

topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.

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

  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure

completion of testing.

  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by

phone or mail as directed by physician.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep

patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items

according to protocol.

  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the

medical record as directed by the provider.

  • Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice

manager or healthcare provider(s).

  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.

Perform other duties as assigned by

practice manager, MA Lead or as requested by healthcare

provider(s).

Qualifications

Education / Accreditation /Licensure :

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant programpreferred.

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

Experience:

  • 4years Medical Assistant experience required

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS

Daily Schedule Full-Time

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0169252

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.