19 days old

Senior Medical Assistant - Austin Mobile Team

Austin, TX 78701
  • Job Code
    878945

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm) 

 

We have several key Senior Medical Assistant roles in our North and South Texas Counties as part of the Austin Medical Mobile team which will allow for variety and traveling to new locations each day. The ideal candidates will work well independently, be self-motivated and have a high degree of flexibility and adaptability. This role is perfect for a high energy person who enjoys being busy and working in new environments. If selected for this role you will travel to mobile clinic health fairs, work in contracted Provider offices around Austin and work in the field.

  • The Senior Medical Assistant (MA) participates in providing top notch patient care
  • Provide a standard of care that meets or exceeds required medical guidelines
  • The Senior Medical Assistant assists in the training and orienting of new MA staff
  • The Senior Medical Assistant is required to perform all duties of the Medical Assistant within their scope of practice delegated by, and under the supervision of, a provider
Primary Responsibilities
  • Organizes the clinical environment and provides support in all patient care situations
  • Support includes but is not limited to assisting physicians and nursing personnel while provide quality customer service to patients
  • Perform other procedures under the direct supervision and responsibility of a medical provider
  • The Sr. MA assists in identifying patient needs or problems and communicating data to the provider or other members of the clinical team
  • He or She ensures policy and procedures are followed including infection control, privacy and confidentiality
  • Performs all duties at the expert level within the scope of a Medical Assistant's scope of practice. Operates diagnostic equipment (cannot interpret tests), remove staples from superficial wounds, changes wound dressing and obtains cultures, administers non intravenous medication performs simple specimen collection via noninvasive techniques and collects blood specimens via venipuncture or via capillary, performs EKGs.  Performs quality control checks on equipment.  Prepares and sterilizes medical equipment using the autoclave
  • Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner. Identifies when other MA's documentation is incorrect and alerts clinic leadership
  • Trains and mentors other MAs, including assisting with documentation questions
  • Coordinates patient care as directed by provider, and policies / procedures
  • Respects patient confidentiality at all times. Ensures others are also respecting patient confidentiality
  • Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments. Gathers supplies as per provider direction.  Ensures that supplies are available, stock is inventoried, log data is accurate and supplies are rotated. Follows up with discrepancies
  • Creates and maintains an environment that supports infection prevention
  • Telephone and in-person screening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring the exercise of judgment based on clinical knowledge
 

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


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Posted: 2020-06-12 Expires: 2020-07-12

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Senior Medical Assistant - Austin Mobile Team

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Austin, TX 78701

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