Medical Assistant – Surgical SpecialistsFast-paced, high-volume clinic is looking for top skilled Medical AssistantSign-On for Eligible New HiresWork location: 1001 North Waldrop Drive, Arlington, TX 76012Work hours: Full-time, 40 hours weekly, Monday thru Friday, 8:00a - 5:00pSurgical Specialists Department Highlights:
We’re a professional Medical Clinic in Arlington
Seeking an outgoing, team-oriented individual to join our clinical family
Looking to add a team member who will bring their medical skill set to the clinic and contribute to our fast-growing surgeon’s office
Here’s What You Need
High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
Graduation from an Accredited Medical Assistant Program within 30 days of hire (required) OR
5 Years Medical Assistant experience in a physician’s office IN LIEU OF Medical Assistant Program (required)
1 Year Medical Assistant experience (preferred)
ACLS or BCLS Upon Hire (preferred)
NCT - Non-Certified Radiologic Technician training may be required upon hire (preferred)
Have the ability to perform EKGs, draw blood and administer injections as needed by assigned clinic
Be able to effectively communicate with both staff and patients
Have thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations
Demonstrate sound judgement and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations
Maintain a positive, caring attitude toward patients
Good computer skills using medical management application
Possess a strong work ethic and always display a high level of professionalism
What You Will Do
Delivers care to patients utilizing the Medical Assistant Process
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.
May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis, administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration, and 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.
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 of being a Texas Health employee
Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.
Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.
Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).
A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
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