Medical Assistant/Maternal Fetal Medicine/Plano/Part Time Job

Children's Health - Medical Assistants Careers

Job Number: 52007

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: 7-18-2017

Description:

Position Summary -OB/GYN Experience preferred for this Maternal- Fetal Clinic position

Shifts:

Monday 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am-3:00pm
Wednesday 12:30pm-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-12:30pm

Performs the functions of a Medical Assistant in direct and indirect patient care. Patients seen in the outpatient or ambulatory care setting are assessed according to their presenting diagnosis, status, need, and the defined assessment components of the service by which they are being seen. Assessment may be conducted during a face to face examination or during a telephonic encounter. Documentation of findings, referrals to other services based on assessment findings, and appointments for reassessment are planned and completed at the time of the visit. Works effectively with members of the health care team in the provision of care to patients and families. This position supports needs in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic.

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
  • Depends on direct supervision to accomplish assigned tasks; 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 colleagues
  • 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.
  • Obtains blood specimens from patients through venipuncture and capillary collection; obtains urine specimens from patients; receives and labels specimens from patients and verifies patient's information and transfers that information to specimen container. Facilitates transport of specimens.
  • 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. Limited to: eye drops (Ophthalmology), and topical anesthetic (such as EMLA).
  • Schedules referral appointments for patients; may assist with admission activities and processing of required documentation
  • May assist with front office duties such as scheduling appointments, answering telephones, and arranging transportation for patients.
  • May complete government documents and DME forms that do not require assessment or clinical judgment.
  • 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
  • In Psychiatry and Autism Center, Initial Pediatric Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behaviors (PPMAB) training must be completed within 60 days of hire and renewed annually, required
  • Completion of Early Recognition of Emergency Class with 90 days of hire and annually, required
  • MA certification acquired through an accredited program, preferred

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