Medical Assistant Lead - Central Texas ENT
Company: CHI St. Joseph Health
Location: College Station
Posted on: November 9, 2019
Position Type: RegularScheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period:
80Primary Location: TX > COLLEGE STATION > SJH ENT-CENTRAL
TEXAS ENT JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Under the direction of the Practice
Manager and health care provider, the Medical Assistant Lead takes
a leadership role in the department, acting as a trainer, resource
and mentor for other Medical Assistants and staff. Accurately
preforms preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood
pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and
other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.
Involves extensive interaction with diverse populations including
patients, family members and all members of the healthcare team.
ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Direct and guide Back Office
staff in monitoring and expediting workflow. 2. Handle medical
supply inventory, orders, and cost control. 3. Perform general
patient care by following established standards and procedures. 4.
Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider. 5. Obtain
and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as
height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting
problem. 6. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from
patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. 7.
Administer ordered medications via, oral, topical, rectal, otic,
ophthalmic, and/or inhaled. 8. Administer vaccines via oral,
topically, by injection, and/or nasal administration. 9. Schedule
patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion
of testing. 10. Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and
maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms clean and orderly;
dispose of contaminated items according to protocol. 11.
Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by
phone or mail as directed by physician. 12. Formulate and document
patient care plans, charts, tests and examination results in the
medical record. 13. Escalate non-routine issues to the practice
manager or physician. 14. Work with healthcare provider to
facilitate training of new hires and other training initiatives.
15. Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager or
physician. Required Licensure and Certifications * High school
diploma or equivalent required. * Current/valid Certified Medical
Assistant (CMA) certification required or Registered Medical
Assistant (RMA) required if applicable. * Successfully completed
Medication Aide 40-hour course or current/valid Medication Aide
certification by state agency required if applicable. * May require
specialized training such as Non-Certified Radiologic Technician
(NCT). * Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support
(ACLS) required. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities *
Ability to accurately perform EKGs, draw blood and administer
injections. * Ability to effectively communicate to staff and
patients both verbally and in written form. * Demonstrate knowledge
of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures. *
Thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology
and abbreviations. * Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with
the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency
situations. * Demonstrate respect and compassion towards patients,
family members and all members of the healthcare team. * Good
computer skills using a medical management application. PREFERRED
Qualifications * 4 years Medical Assistant experience required.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Market: CHI St. Joseph Health
Keywords: CHI St. Joseph Health, College Station , Medical Assistant Lead - Central Texas ENT, Healthcare , College Station, Texas
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