Medical Assistant-Plano Infusion Center

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
95493
Department:
Infusion Center Plano
Area of Interest:
Patient Support Services
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Dallas

Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Resources seeks to hire a Medical Assistant to work full time at the Infusion Center in Plano. This opportunity will be working Monday to Friday, 9am (0900) to 5pm (1700).

At Texas Health we are dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

The ideal candidate will have the following:
Experience Required:
2 years experience in a medical office
Education:
High School Graduate or G.E.D. and Graduate from an Accredited school for Medical Assistants
License/Certifications:
Certification as a Medical Assistant

Skills:
Phlebotomy skills, minor lab test experience, familiar with medical terminology.

Duties:
Care of Patient/Technical Skills
* Core Belief: Partnerships are essential to coordinate, integrate and deliver health care across the continuum.
* Assists with flow of patients from waiting area to exam room, including height, weight, and head circumference
* Obtain brief history from patients
* Perform preparatory work on patients to ensure efficient use of the provider’s time
* Draws blood and gives injections
* Prepares specimens and orders lab work, interfaces with laboratory ensuring that all labs are reported in timely fashion
* Maintains immunization documents
* Records lab tests in logs
* Stocks and cleans exam rooms daily
* Facilitates disposal of biohazard materials
* Consistently and appropriately assists patients and appropriately prioritizes based on patient need.
* Communicates information collected from patient in accurate, timely and complete manner to appropriate person.
* Sets up rooms/equipment appropriate for patient needs
* Assists in discharge of patient
* Utilized two patient identifiers
* Legible, accurate documentation, signed and dated
* Adapts communication, based on age specific
needs.
* Is respectful and considerate of patient’s cultural/religious beliefs.

Workplace/Personal Accountability
* Core Belief: Each person is accountable for communication and integration of his/her contribution to health care.
* Maintains and enhances patient care/technical skills
* Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks
* Provides patient safety
* Communicates per department expectations.
* Recognizes and communicates patient care concerns through established channels.
* Complies with THR Human Resources Policies (ex. Attendance & Punctuality, ID badge, Dress Code)
* Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk
* Accepts other duties as assigned.
* Attends training, in-services and education appropriate to care setting and as required.
* Patient care provided reflects current policy and procedures Appropriate care delivered in a safe manner with no significant variance from expected practice
* Uses standard precautions and transmission based precautions
* Uses hand hygiene
* Protects patient rights, privacy and personal preferences
* Uses telephone etiquette
* Relays messages accurately and in a timely manner
* Checks Clinic communication, attends required staff meetings
* Follows chain of command
* Able to state process for reporting patient care concerns
* Utilizes two patient identifiers prior to performing any procedure
* Safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required
* Age specific safety measures are incorporated under supervision of Manager
* Complies with THR attendance and punctuality policy.

Partnership/Teamwork
* Core Belief: A healthy culture begins with each person and is enhanced through self work, partnerships and system supports.
* Adapts to changing needs of unit: patient census, workload, and crisis situation
* Functions as preceptor for new PCT’s (if selected by Manager)
* Demonstrates interpersonal relationship skills with patients, families, coworkers, physicians, all disciplines and other customers.
* Flexes schedule to meet department/patient needs.
* Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient or the unit.
* Accepts other duties, as assigned.
* Organized work in partnership with team members.
* Participates in department/THR community outreach activities.

*As part of your employment with Texas Health Resources, you, and any qualified dependents, may be eligible to take advantage of the comprehensive benefits program offered to eligible employees. Texas Health Resources has an award winning benefits program that has been widely recognized. A sample of these offerings is below:
• Texas Health’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs.
• Paid time off (PTO) plan which accrues on a biweekly basis according to your status, hours worked and employment tenure.
• Texas Health’s 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match after twelve (12) months of service.
• Life, long-term and short-term disability.
• Health care and day care flexible spending accounts.
• Tuition reimbursement.
• Employee Assistance program.
• Texas Health’s Be Healthy wellness program.
• Various employee discounts on products and services program.

Why Texas Health Resources?
• 2017 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (3rd year in a row)
• A 2015 and 2016 “Healthiest Employer in North Texas” by Dallas Business Journal (in Top 3 both years)
• 2015 and 2016 Platinum-level recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) for being a “Fit-Friendly Worksite”
• 2016 and 2017 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
• Named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s 2016 “Most Wired” health care systems for the 16th time in 18 years
• Platinum-level recognition in the 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® awards, sponsored by the National Business Group on Health (eighth year to appear on the list but is our first time to receive the Platinum award)
• Stage 7 Revalidation~ Texas Health Resources recently earned revalidation recognition for the premier award for electronic health record (EHR) adoption
• Largest Blue Zones® Project Approved™ Worksite in the world (2016)
• 2016 annual LearningElite award — ranking #44 on the national list of best organizations for learning and development by Chief Learning Officer magazine
• #7 in The Dallas Morning News’ “Top 100 Places to Work” in 2016 (fifth year in a row to be in the top 10)


Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit.  Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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