Medical Assistant - Certified : Senior Care


Legacy Community Health
2031 Texas Parkway
Missouri City, TX 77459
United States

Job Start Date
9/12/2022
Experience Required
Yes
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Pay
From $17 To $19.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
The Medical Assistant - Certified or Registered assists geriatric providers in all exams and minor office procedures; maintaining supply inventory in exam rooms; cleaning and sterilizing equipment; ordering and unpacking all supplies; administering injections and drawing blood.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs, weight, and height. Record patients' medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records.
  • Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing
  • Assists geriatric physicians to examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures.
  • Assist geriatrician with clinical needs often required of senior patients in Value-Based Care. Such as risk adjustment, payer portal uploads, and prospective clinical projects.
  • Performs immunizations
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Phone consultation with clients regarding test results & health concerns.
  • Processing of blood and other specimens, ensuring all specimens are properly labeled and packaged for lab pick up.
  • Perform phlebotomy and other diagnostic tests as needed. Administer oral, intramuscular, SubQ, and topical medications as ordered.
  • Ensure proper documentation of patient care.
  • Responsible for keeping all exam rooms stocked with supplies; checking exam room stock for expired dates and changing out sharps containers/ biohazard waste as needed.
  • Assisting with programs such as the Hazard Communication and Accident Prevention plans associated with OSHA compliance.
  • Participates in the Performance Improvement Program.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a team to facilitate the department’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Works within the context of a primary care medical home, applying a team based approach to care while working in partnership with patients/families to promote: timely access to care, understanding of patient care that is culturally sensitive and language appropriate, continuity of care, and the improvement of the whole-person through the teaching of appropriate self-management skills.
  • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job–related hazards.
    • Attends all required safety education programs.
    • Operates assigned equipment and performs all procedures in a safe manner as instructed.
    • Maintains work area and equipment in accordance with Legacy and government standards.
    • Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions.
    • Checks on the patient’s environment and equipment to ensure safety. Reports safety concerns promptly to appropriate personnel.
  • Follows Legacy’s exposure control plans/blood-borne and airborne pathogens.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of techniques, procedures and correct use of protective barrier equipment (Universal Precautions).
    • Ensures a safe environment by instituting appropriate control measures.
    • Attends annual education programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent required
Registered or Certified as a Medical Assistant required
Phlebotomy experience required
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred


Required Years of Experience:

Two years experience as a medical assistant


Work Experience Requirements:

Basic front desk, clerical or support specialist skills/experience helpful.
Ability to work with clinical staff, work well under pressure, and multitask within a multidisciplinary team.
Commitment to the concepts of preventive health care program and team approach to health care delivery.
Phlebotomy skills preferred
Experience working with computers.
Experience working in electronic medical records.
Experience with Microsoft Office applications
Must be able to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize


Benefits:

9 Holiday + 1 Floating Holiday
PTO
403b Retirement Plan
Medical / Vision / Dental (if eligible)
Employer
Legacy Community Health
Wes Foerster
2929 Allen Parkway
Houston TX 77006
United States
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