Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Medical Assistant/Scribe - ETCS Pain Management in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Certified Medical Assistant/Scribe - ETCS Pain Management

Description

Job Summary / Job Purpose

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

  • Performgeneral patient care by following established standards and procedures.

  • Greetand prepare patients for the health care provider.

  • Obtainand record 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.

  • Mayperform routine 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,clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient examrooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items accordingto 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).

  • Ensuresafety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

  • Providefor patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.

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

Qualifications

Job

Requirements / Qualifications

a.

Education

/ Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • High school diploma or equivalentrequired.

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

  • Successfully completed MedicationAide 40-hour course or current/valid Medication Aide certification bystate agency required if applicable.

  • May require specialized training suchas Non-Certified Radiologic Technician (NCT).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or AdvancedCare Life Support (ACLS) required.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800000421

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.