MEDICAL ASSISTANT-MEDICAL EDUCATION

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Methodist Health System
Published
April 2, 2021
Location
Dallas, Texas
Job Type
PRN  

Description

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MEDICAL EDUCATION
METHODIST DALLAS MEDICAL CTR
DALLAS, TX, 75265-5999
PRN · Day · 8-5
Req # 20058453

Your Job:

In this highly technical, fast-paced, and challenging position, you'll collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide the very best care for our patients. The Medical Assistant works under the general direction of the physician to provide healthcare to individuals as instructed by the physician; performs routine clinical procedures as directed by the physician; participates in patient education; enters appropriate documentation into patients' health record; performs all other duties as assigned within the scope of certification. Reports directly to the Practice Manager.

Your Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited program for medical assistants
  • National/Registered Medical Assistant Certification upon hire. Certification must remain current and active throughout employment.
  • Current BLS Cert
  • Two or more years' experience of professional medical assisting in a clinic setting preferred.
  • Responsibilities and duties listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and abilities required.
  • Knowledge of professional clinical theory and practices to provide and evaluate patient care.
  • Skill in applying and interpreting principles, methods, and techniques to provide professional patient care.
  • Perception necessary to observe pertinent detail when taking vital signs (BP, pulse, temp.) and observation of patient's condition.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe working environment.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Strong positive interpersonal skills; can communicate effectively verbally and written.

Your Job Responsibilities:

  • Implements patient care under the guidance and direction of the physician and/or nurse.
  • Rooming the patient including taking vitals, entering/updating allergies, and pharmacy information.
  • May perform intramuscular, intradermal, or subcutaneous injections when instructed by the physician.
  • Assists physicians in providing care to patients and meeting required metrics in accordance with clinic policies, guidelines, and other quality review organizations.
  • Performs general clinical duties as appropriate within state guidelines and conforms to OSHA Regulations and Precautions.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge and practice of infection control procedures.
  • Cleans and disinfects all instruments and clinical areas.
  • Assures room set-up and necessary instruments are made available for patient appointments.
  • Maintains inventory and participates in minimizing waste of medical supplies and medications; orders supplies as needed.
  • Maintains medical equipment per regulation minimum, following operation instructions, and reporting to manager equipment failure.
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