CMA / Certified Medical Assistant

Texas Health Resources

Experience
Workhours
Location:
Fort Worth, TX US
Job ID:
18004238
Area of Interest:
Certified Medical Assistant
Job Type:
Full-time
Facility:
Texas Health Physicians Group

Job Description


Texas Health Physicians Group seeks to hire a Certified Medical Assistant to work Full Time at Orthopedic Specialty Associates.
 
The address is 800 5th Avenue, Suite 500 Fort Worth, TX 76104
Salary range is Min. $13.67/hr to Max. $19.99/hr – based on relevant experience


Work Schedule  
•Monday through Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm 

Under the direction of the health care provider, the Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: measuring blood pressure, recording weight, temperature, pulse and respiration and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.
 
•  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’s.
•  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.
•  Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s).


Qualifications


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications
•  High School Diploma or Equivalent is required
•  1 year of experience is strongly preferred
•  Current Medical Assistant Certification is required
•  ACLS or BLS is preferred
•  Non-Certified Radiologic Technician training may be required

Skills
•  Ability to perform EKGs, draw blood, and administer injections as needed by assigned clinic.
•  Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.
•  Demonstrated knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
•  Thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations.
•  Demonstrated sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
•  Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients.
•  Good computer skills using a medical management application.
•  Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

 
Why Texas Health Resources?
Texas Health Highlights
•  2018 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4th year in a row)
•  2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)
•  2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor


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