Certified Medical Assistant/ Las Palmas - San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78201
HealthTexas Medical Group of San Antonio
HealthTexas Medical Group is a mid-size healthcare organization with 17 locations and growingin the San Antonio area. We are recognized as a Best Place to Work and Top Place to Work company with many of our physicians awarded Best Doctors in America. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the job listing below:
Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant
Reports To: Clinic Manager
To assist the medical provider with physical examinations, carry out nursing treatments and perform other health care procedures according to provider's orders. Must develop working knowledge of clinic policies and procedures. The Medical Assistant must establish good public and working relationships.
High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Must be actively certified from a recognized,accredited Medical Assisting Program . CPR certification is required. One year prior experience working as a Medical Assistant in a clinical environment or have successfully completed an externship within a HealthTexas clinic. Must have training in basic medical terminology. Phlebotomy and/or Venipuncture certificate may be required
Provides a standard of excellence as it relates to customer service for patients and other customers. Maintains timely flow of patients.
Maintains patient privacy according to HIPAA requirements.
Prepares patient for examination by provider. Aids patient in walking, standing or sitting if needed. Prepares equipment and supplies to assist medical provider in the treatment, examination, and testing of patients. Performs or assists with procedures including, but not limited to, injections, EKGs, Holter monitors, stress tests, casting, cast removal, suturing, and phlebotomy. Take and record height, weight, blood pressure, pulse rate, respiration and temperature. Medical Assistant helps prepare, organize and sterilize rooms, tools and equipment, and set up medical lab equipment. Sterilize instruments and properly dispose of contaminated materials and prepare patient examination rooms and make sure rooms stay clean and neat.
Updates patient care plan under direction of medical provider. Orders, prepares, and inspects patient charts. Documents tests and examination results according to HealthTexas, HIPAA and compliance policies and procedures. Reviews patient tests and examination results with medical provider; documents instructions according to HealthTexas, HIPAA and compliance policies and procedures. Input and monitor EMR records of patients during exam process.
Assist clinical staff in completing examination and procedures as instructed. Makes arrangements for patient testing and admissions.
Administer medications and injections as ordered. Provide CPR if needed
Follows all HealthTexas medical Group policies and procedures to include but not limited to human resources, clinic, and administrative, HIPAA and compliance.
Utilizes all required electronic systems.
Follow all OSHA and HIPAA regulation universal precautions to protect self and patients.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Ability to work well with clinical staff and provide quality patient care, every patient, every time. Able to effectively communicate with all others respectfully regardless of racial, ethnic or economic status. Demonstrate knowledge of electronic medical records skills and able to prioritize tasks and organize work flow.
1. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position.
2. Must be able to meet the attendance requirements of the position.
3. Must be able to assist the patients in the event of an emergency.
4. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
5. Must be able to stand for no less than 2 hours at a time, lift, kneel and bend and be able to assist patients with standing and walking as needed.
6. Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
7. Must be actively certified from an accredited Medical Assisting Program.0
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