Medical Assistant

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

This position provides clinical and administrative support to physicians and extenders.  Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.  In addition, the medical assistant may be assigned to a variety of administrative tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Record patients’ medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean
  • Obtains and accurately documents patient vital signs and weight, takes brief history, past medical, family, and social history, current medications, allergies, and other pertinent historical information as appropriate
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician
  • Draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis as well as perform other route ancillary services
  • Prepare and administer medication as directed by physician
  • Explain treatment procedures, medication, or any other physician’s instructions to patient
  • Connect with patient via DeepScribe via Telehealth platform
  • Complete annual wellness visits and health risk assessment process according to policies and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with all laws and regulations pertained to clinical equipment and testing
  • Perform routine laboratory test and sample analyses
  • Report lab results to physician and contacts patients regarding lab results based on physician’s direction
  • Maintain logs and reports, lab equipment, controls, and calibrations
  • Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines and patient confidentiality policies
  • Ensures medical inventory are all stocked within exam room, nursing station and lab area
  • Review prepopulated check-out sheets provided by front desk agent and ensure accuracy and makes any additional corrections prior to uploading into system
  • Provide patient samples as indicated by provider and document onto Sample Medication Log
  • Other duties assigned

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Maintains strictest confidentiality
  • Must possess excellent customer service, verbal and written skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of personal computer
  • Able to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work
  • Must be detail and multi-task oriented; able to complete work tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Must be reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling obligations
  • Conducts good business etiquette to exhibit professionalism with patients
  • Ability to being sensitive to others needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful to all co-workers and patients

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  • Licensure: AAMA or NCMA
  • 1-3 years’ experience working as a Certified Medical Assistant
  • Basic Life Certification

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Environment:

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work)

Risk:

Individuals may be at risk of contracting bloodborne pathogens due to conducting occupational duties that may expose them to blood and to other potentially infectious materials

Physical Demands:

Light-Exerting up to 25 lbs of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects

Frequently: 46-100%

  • Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Fingering, Grasping, Talking, Hearing, Repetitive Motion, Standing, Walking, Driving, Reaching, Pushing, Lifting

Vision

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading

 

EEOC Disclosure:

Salience Health is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Job Category: Medical Assistant
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Legacy-Plano McKinney Plano
Job Location Address Postal Code: 75024 75070 75093
Job Location Address Region: Texas
Valid Through: Ongoing

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