Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Assistant - Jasper clinic (full-time days) in LUFKIN, Texas

Medical Assistant - Jasper clinic (full-time days)

Description

Position Summary:

Performs front and back office duties to deliver quality patient care, including providing direct patient care under the direction of a physician, providing care coordination through scheduling, charge capture, supply management, and equipment maintenance, and providing outstanding customer service to patients, physicians, Health System staff, and other professionals.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Prepares patient for examination

  2. Note brief history of reason for visit in patient’s chart

  3. Assist the clinical staff in completing examination and procedures as instructed

  4. Completely fill out lab slips and other forms, when necessary

  5. Follow universal precautions to protect self and patients

6.Assist the medical staff in patient education

7.Under the direction of the nurse or provider in charge, take responsibility of medical supplies and cleaning of the medical instruments and equipment

8.Obtain laboratory samples and complete paper work as ordered by the provider

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

  • High School Diploma/GED – Required.

  • Completion of medical assistant training program – Preferred.

Licensure/Certification

  • BLS

  • Certified Medical Assistant from a nationally recognized program – OR -

  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician from a nationally recognized program is also acceptable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Equipment skills: Blood glucose monitor; non-invasive blood pressure; wheelchair; centrifuge; thermometer – tympanic and oral; pulse oximeter; computer

Experience

  • Zero (0) to Two (2) years of relevant experience

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800001063

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.