1+ months

Senior Medical Assistant USMD Denton

Denton, TX 76201
  • Job Code
    822190

USMD part of OptumCare is a multi - specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas - Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi - specialty.

  

The Certified Medical Assistant provides medical / nursing assistance under the direction of physician or nursing staff within their certified capabilities. In addition, of consent for treatment form, recording patient information, and scanning. Practices exceptional customer service, answers phone, and assists with the daily operations of the clinic. Communicates and coordinates information in a knowledgeable and courteous manner with staff, patients, and families. Maintains confidentiality with patients, staff, and guests.

 

***We have multiple clinic openings throughout the Mid Cities and surrounding areas***

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties in accordance with clinical, OSHA and infection control standards

  • Interpret and carry out provider orders

  • Assist the physician and / or associate practitioner with procedures and treatments

  • Escorts patients to exam rooms, interviews patient, measures vital signs (including weight, blood pressure, pulse and temperature) and documents in patient's chart

  • Record patients' medical history, health maintenance and chief complaint

  • Give instructions to patients as instructed by the physician or associate practitioner

  • Document all patient related communication and interventions in patient's EMR

  • Update the patient's Health Monitor at each visit

  • Work the GAP reports and recall list for clinical quality measures

  • Utilization of CINA sheets

  • Prepare and administer medications applying aseptic technique

  • Observe patient response to medications administered and reports adverse events to provider

  • Where applicable, perform phlebotomy and other specimen collection in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) standards, including control testing

  • Maintain lab specimen logs

  • Coordinate out - patient testing and referrals, as well as hospital pre - admission when necessary

  • Scan all referral letters, x - ray reports, and lab results in patient's EMR per clinic protocol

  • Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, equipment sterilization, etc.)

  • Prepare, restock, and disinfect examination rooms, procedure rooms, lab area, and all other patient care areas at scheduled intervals, and as needed

  • Take telephone and e - mail messages, as well as medication refill requests, from patients and provide feedback and answers to patient / physician / pharmacy per physician protocol

  • Collect data and process messages from patients and front office to physicians and associate provider

  • Adhere to infection - control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures and controlled substance regulations

  • Represent clinic as a professional. Treat all patients and fellow employees in a courteous and cooperative manner

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times according to USMD policy and procedures and HIPPA requirements

  • Attend required meetings

  • Participate in team activities and professional development activities

  • Maintain professional CEUs in accordance with state certification board

  • Perform other duties as assigned by office supervisor, site manager, or practice administrator

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Posted: 2019-05-24 Expires: 2019-08-25

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Denton, TX 76201

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