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Medical Assistant II Orthopedics Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX 75201

Baylor Scott & White Health

Posted 7 weeks ago
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Job Description

The Medical Assistant II under generalsupervision, performs Laboratory functions and prepares patients forexaminations and procedures, assists Physician with various procedures. The Medical Assistant II may operate x-rayequipment to make routine radiographs of designated body regions ordered byPhysician and may perform Laboratory functions. Essential functions of the role include:

  • Handle patient preparation including takingvital signs, assessing condition, performing electrocardiograms, applyingsterile dressings, assisting with pap smears and sutures, monitoring responseto treatment and medication, and documenting changes in condition.
  • Telephone prescription refills to Pharmacy anddocument in medical record.
  • Perform routine Laboratory functions andClinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived laboratory tests.
  • Make routine x-rays of designated body regionswhile attending to patient's physical well-being and lifting patient onto andoff table.
  • Calculate and select proper technical factorssuch as voltage, current, exposure time, and focal distance based on patientssize, physical condition, and suspected pathology by using ALARA guidelines.
  • Check radiology equipment to ensure properworking order and notify personnel for repairs.
  • Process and review film to providediagnosis-related information to Physician such as positioning, range ofmotion, and degree of pain.
  • Maintain records and reports necessary to be incompliance with Texas Regulations for control of radiation.
  • May attend meetings to monitor industryregulations.
  • Prepare Examination Rooms with sterileinstruments.
  • May order Medical Laboratory supplies to ensureadequate inventory levels.
  • May clean and maintain Laboratory, ExaminationRoom, and other ancillary equipment.
  • May assist with front office duties such asscheduling, telephones, and filing.
  • The ideal candidate for the Medical AssistantII role has at least 2 years of experience. The candidate must hold a BLS certification, and have a High SchoolDiploma/GED equivalent. CertifiedMedical Assistant is preferred for the role.

  • Location/Facility � Health Texas Provider Network - Dallas, TX
  • Formore information on the facility, please click our Locations link.

  • Specialty/Department/Practice� Orthopedics - Clinic
  • Shift/Schedule � Full-time, Days
  • Benefits� Our competitivebenefits package includes*:
  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%Tuition ReimbursementPTO accrual beginning Day 1
  • *
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