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Medical Assistant

Austin, TX 78723

Austin Regional Clinic: ARC

Posted 11 weeks ago
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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides patients with educational materials as directed. Administers medication under physician’s direction and within the scope of practice as demonstrated by completion of training and testing. Responsible for reviewing result note in basket and calling /informing patients of normal lab results. Reviews provider instructions regarding abnormal results. Adheres to all company policies, including but not limited to, OSHA, HIPAA, compliance and Code of Conduct. Regular and dependable attendance. Follows the core competencies set forth by the Company, which are available for review on CMSweb. Works holiday shift(s) as required by Company policy. Accurately and completely reports and documents status, care rendered, response to care, provider orders, contacts with patient and/or other healthcare providers. Refills medication following the ARC refill protocols. Accurately and completely rooms patients, takes and documents vital signs, prepares patients for provider exam Follows clinic protocols and directions given by nursing team leader or supervisor. Performs diagnostic testing including but not limited to EKGs, audiograms, tympanograms, spirometry, and visual screenings with reporting and documentation as appropriate. Monitors inventory of medical and/or office supplies and equipment, ensuring units and/or rooms are properly stocked and supplies are current and not expired. Orders supplies as needed. Responsible for reviewing both Provider refill in basket and assisting with daily medication refill request using the ARC refill protocol. Responsible for reviewing EPIC triage call in basket for any callbacks. Cleans patient rooms as needed, including proper handling of dirty laundry. Ensures laundry cart is stocked with fresh linens on a daily basis. May assist providers with sigmoidoscopy exams and cardiac stress testing by setting up equipment, assisting with patient preparation, and cleaning and storing equipment after exam. Reports and documents appropriately. Maintains equipment (autoclaves, sterilizes, washes speculums, checks expiration dates, etc.)   QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:  High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of medical assistant program or military MA program preferred. Experience: Six (6) months or more experience either working as a Medical Assistant or working in a clinical care setting providing direct patient care beyond Activities of Daily Living (ADL). Certificate/License: Certification preferred. Current AHA approved Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card required. Will be required to maintain a current CPR certification during employment. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm.

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