Certified Medical Assistant
Scott and White Healthcare - Hewitt, TX

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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 Minimum/No Experience Minimum/No Experience H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent Basic Cardiac Life Support Basic Cardiac Life Support Certified Medical Assistant Certified Medical Assistant

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