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Certified Medical Assistant CMA General Surgery

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Texas City
Posted on: April 4, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe Certified Medical Assistant 1 under the direction of a physician, assists in the delivery of health care for patients. This position performs a wide variety of patient care activities including, but not limited to, maintenance of clinical record and documentation, administering medications, giving injections, and taking vital signs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLEAssists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Cleans rooms after procedures, cleans and disinfects equipment, restocks supplies. Assists and accompanies patients from waiting room and prepares patients for examination.Interviews patients and records or inputs information to patients' medical record. Collects all medical data in order to facilitate the physician's ability to draw conclusions about the patient's needs. Ensure all charts and forms for the office visit are ready for the provider.Measures, collects and records patient's vital signs (ie, pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and prepares patients for examinations and tests, procedures and x-rays. Performs routine patient testing, acquires and processes electrocardiograms, and collects and processes blood specimens and urine samples. Prepares and administers routine oral, rectal, medications, injections and vaccinations excluding controlled substances, as directed by Physician. Identifies and reports adverse reactions.Removes sutures and staples and change sterile and non-sterile dressings, as requested.KEY SUCCESS FACTORSMedical assistant certification from a program accredited by American Association of Medical Assistants or the American Medical Technologists.Knowledge of principles of safe and accurate medical administration.Knowledge of the 5 rights: right patient, right medication, right dose, right route, right time.Ability to accurately document patient information in accordance with organizational policies, regulations and procedures. Familiarity with HIPPA regulations.Ability to make observations of the general physical condition of the patient and notifies the nurse/healthcare provider of abnormalities.Ability to give injections and draw blood.Knowledge of medical terminology.Excellent bedside manner and ability to make patients feel at ease. Appears friendly, reassuring and approachable to patients.Ability to take instruction from a doctor.Familiarity with medical charts and records.High attention to detail.BENEFITSOur competitive benefits package includes the following- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%- Tuition Reimbursement- PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or levelQUALIFICATIONS- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - &nbspBasic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer. &nbspCert Medical Assistant (CMA): Must be CMA from one listedNat Cert Med Asst (NCMA) from NCCTCert Med Asst (CMA) from AAMA or ARMACert Cln Med Asst (CCMA) from NHAReg Med Asst (RMA) from AMT, AAMP or AAHNat Reg Cert Med Asst (NRCMA) from NAHPCln Med Asst Cert (CMAC) from AMCA.

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