Certified Medical Assistant/Receptionist Float

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
100904
Area of Interest:
Certified Medical Assistant
Job Type:
Full Time
Facility:
Texas Health Physicians Group


Qualifications/Duties:
The schedule is: Full-time (M-F) 8AM-5PM.

North Zone Float Pool will cover Hurst, Euless, Bedford and Alliance areas- travel will be 20% of the time.

This position will cover Rheumatology, Endocrinology, OB and Primary Care Clinics.


Under the direction of the health care provider, the Certified Medical Assistant/Receptionist  is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well being of all patients. Accurately preforms preliminary physical tests such as: measuring blood pressure, recording weight, temperature, pulse and respiration and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.

The ideal candidate possess the following:

Education:
High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

Experience:
*At least 1 year of medical assistant experience is required

Certifications:
*Medical Assistant Certification is required
*ACLS or BLS is preferred
*Non-Certified Radiologic Technician training may be required

Skills:
• Ability to perform EKGs, draw blood, and administer injections as needed by assigned clinic.
• Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.
• Demonstrated knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
• Thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations.
• Demonstrated sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in
questionable or emergency situations.
• Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients.
• Good computer skills using a medical management application.
• Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.


Essential Functions:
MEDICAL ASSISTANT:
Performs general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
Greets and prepares patients for the health care provider.
Obtains and records vital signs including, but not limited to: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
Administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis as well as perform routine tests such as EKG’s.
Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.
Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains equipment, disposing of contaminated items according to protocol. Keeps patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly.
Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
Provides for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.
Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

RECEPTIONIST:
Performs patient check-in at the time of visit and completes all paperwork necessary to ensure the admitting process is efficient and all clinic and regulatory policies are in compliance.
Answers phone calls and directs them appropriately.
Schedules appointments according to office guideline.
Obtains accurate patient and insurance information, collecting copays and deductible amounts.
Copies/scans patient access related hard copy materials (e.g. ID, referrals, insurance cards, etc.) into the correct location in the electronic medical record.
Prepares charts for patient appointments making sure all necessary information is complete.
Performs duties involving record filing and retrieval and assisting with the filing of registration documentation in electronic medical records.
Conducts all functions associated with patient check-out including pricing services, collecting patient responsibility payments and scheduling follow-up appointments.
Follows up with patients regarding the Missed Appointment Policy and sends out the appropriate communications.
Confirms next day appointments and alerts patients as to what documentation is needed, including details associated with time-of-service payment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) includes more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality, patient-safe care at more than 240 offices located throughout the DFW Metroplex.  THPG members are active in group governance and serve on multiple committees and councils.    Ongoing Texas Health initiatives, like the Diversity Action Council and Living the Promise, have helped to create an inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture and workplace, making THPG a great place to work
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