Certified Medical Assistant - Family Care

  • Texas Health Hospital Rockwall
  • Rockwall, TX
  • Sep 19, 2023
Assistant & Support Counseling

Job Description

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – Family Care Fast-paced, high-volume clinic looking for a top skilled Certified Medical Assistant. **Sign-On Bonus for Eligible New Hires** Work location: 101 Crown Pointe Blvd. Willow Park, TX 76087 Work hours: Full Time, 40 hours weekly, Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm; Friday 8:00am-1:00pm Position Highlights: Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) is a not-for-profit physician organization with more than 250 locations and 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality care in clinics and medical offices throughout North Texas. Here’s What You Need High School Diploma or equivalent (required) 1 Year Medical Assistant experience Pref MA – Medical Assistant Upon Hire Req And ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Pref Or BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Pref And Other NCT – Non-Certified Radiologic Technician training may be required Upon Hire Pref A successful Certified Medical Assistant will: have the ability to perform EKGs, draw blood and administer injections as needed be able to effectively communicate with both staff and patients and have thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations demonstrate sound judgement in emergency situations, as well as take appropriate action in urgent circumstances maintain a positive, customer-focused attitude toward patients possess a strong work ethic and always display a high level of professionalism have basic computer skills using medical management application systems What You Will Do THPG Certified Medical Assistants are responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients, demonstrating excellent customer service while rooming patients, obtaining chief complaint and vitals, handling of specimens, charting visit information, and performing injections as needed. You may also be responsible for some administrative tasks on an as-needed basis. Performs general patient care by following established standards and procedures. Greets and prepares patients for the health care provider. Obtains and records vital signs including, but not limited to: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem. Administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis as well as perform routine tests such as EKG. Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing. Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider. Communicates with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician. Prepares, cleans, and sterilizes instruments and maintains equipment, disposing of contaminated items according to protocol. Keeps patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly. Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s). Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required. Provides for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights. May work in the front office as needed, as well as perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s). Additional perks: Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits . A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth. Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more. Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org . #LI-KA1