Certified Medical Assistant Pediatrics
Scott and White Healthcare - Temple, TX

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Responsibilities
Job Summary:
Under the direction of a physician, assists in the delivery of health care for patients. Performs a wide variety of patient care activities including, but not limited to, maintenance of clinical record/documentation, administering medications, giving injections, and taking vital signs.
MAINTAINS VITAL SIGNS, CHIEF COMPLAINT, ALLERGIES AND UPDATES MEDICATION LIST.
*Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
*Ability to accurately document patient information in accordance with organizational policies, regulations and procedures.
*Ability to make observations of the general physical condition of the patient and notifies the nurse/healthcare provider of abnormalities.
*Takes medical histories and recording of vital signs.
ADMINISTERS ROUTINE ORAL, RECTAL OR INJECTABLE MEDICATIONS.
*Knowledge of principles of safe and accurate medical administration.
*Knowledge of the 5 rights: right patient, right medication, right dose, right route, right time.
*Knowledge of the importance of preventing medication errors and near miss medication errors.
*Identifies and reports adverse reactions.
*Prepare and administer medications as directed by Physician.
COMPLETES ALL NECESSARY STEPS TO PERFORM ROUTINE PATIENT TESTING.
*Completes all steps to acquire and process electrocardiograms.
*Completes all steps in the collection and processing of blood specimens.
*Completes all steps in the collection and processing of urine samples.
ASSISTS WITH PROCEDURES, ROOM AND EQUIPMENT SET UP.
*Sets up room by ensuring that all needed equipment and supplies are in room and in good working order.
*Cleans room after procedure, takes soiled items to appropriate location.
*Responsible for stocking all supplies in assigned rooms at end of shift.
*Responsible for cleaning and disinfecting equipment according to established policies and procedures.
*Prepare patients for tests, procedures, and x-rays.
*Remove sutures and staples.
*Change sterile and non-sterile dressings.
PERFORMS CLERICAL FUNCTIONS RELATED TO PATEINT CARE IN AN AMBULATORY SETTING.
*Ability to use the support appropriate patient care scheduling systems.
*Ability to enter patient related data into the practice management system.
*Ability to interpret and input patient orders.
EFFECTIVELY MAINTAINS RELATIONSHIPS WITH PATIENTS AND MEDICAL STAFF.
*Ability to make observations of the general physical condition of the patient and notifies the nurse/healthcare provider of abnormalities.
*PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:
*Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced, often stressful environment.
*Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of principles of aseptic and sterile technique.
*Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments.
*Knowledge of computers, keyboard, e-mail programs and the use of web-based applications.
*Basic understanding of rules, regulations, and retrieval of insurance information.
*Ability to identify problems and recommending solutions.
*Commitment to service and quality.
*Occasional to frequent exposure to chemical and/or radiation hazards.
Qualifications
Experience: 1+ Years
Degree: H. S. Graduate/GED Equivalent
License/Certificate: Basic Cardiac Life Support LifeSupCert 30d aft exp if req Certified Medical Assistant
Other Information
Department: MnCCln Pediatrics-Genl
Standard Hours Per Week: 40
Shift: 1

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