Medical Assistant – Virtual Health (Part-time, 27 hours per week-Wed, Thu, Sat and Sun) Job

Children's Health - Medical Assistants Careers

Job Number: 54690

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 6-22-2018

Description:

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to perform various outpatient care duties and prepare patients for examinations/procedures. Medical Assistants document patient information in medical record and will assist Physician or other Provider as needed. This position also orders medical supplies and may also perform certain laboratory duties. Will recognize patient situations and patient questions/concerns which require escalation to the appropriate medical professional.

The kiosk work location for this position is at Dougherty’s Pharmacy (Preston Royal).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Applies basic technical skills and knowledge of operational processes to perform straightforward and routine activities
  • Understands how the assigned duties integrate with others in the team
  • Accountable for developing own self to enhance contribution
  • Uses standard operating procedures to guide own work and solve standard problems; escalates unfamiliar or difficult problems to a more experienced colleague
  • Responsible for the accuracy of own work
  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures or methods and adheres to established quality guidelines
  • Recognizes opportunities to provide good customer service and demonstrates courtesy in all interactions; effectively exchanges straightforward information
  • Prepare patient for examination and treatment; gather patient data regarding condition; takes vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, respiration, height and weight and documents this information in the medical record.
  • May perform point of care testing as required for their position.
  • Prepares clinic area by stocking rooms with appropriate medical supplies; disposes of medical waste and cleans and maintains laboratory and examination room equipment.
  • Prepares for procedures up to and including: gathering needed supplies, arranging sterile instruments on tray and assisting provider with procedure.
  • May provide patients and families prewritten instructions as directed by the provider.
  • May perform some advanced tasks pursuant to physician delegation and completed education.
  • Schedules referral appointments for patients; may assist with admission activities and processing
  • May perform data gathering for prescription refills, pursuant to physician delegation. Limited to: removal of refill request from voicemail, verifying current prescription in EMR, and forwarding refill message to physician using EMR. Refills may not be communicated to pharmacy by the medical assistant.
  • May perform other duties and special projects as required.

Qualifications

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required

Experience

  • One year of experience as an MA in a patient care setting - preferred
  • Completion of MA program or equivalent experience - required

Licenses

  • BLS/CPR certification within 60 days of hire and renewed bi-annually, required
  • Completion of Early Recognition of Emergency Class with 90 days of hire and annually, required
  • MA certification acquired through an accredited program, required

EXPERIENCE:

At least 6 months experience in a patient care setting or completion of MA program required

Minimum Formal Education:

High school diploma or equivalent required

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:

MA certification acquired through an accredited program required

BLS/CPR certification required


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