Certified Medical Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION

Snelling Staffing is seeking Certified Medical Assistants ($14.00-$16.00/hr Paid Weekly!) to join a prestigious clinic in San Antonio.  This is a clinical role assisting the doctors with patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist physicians by setting up for procedures and exams, compression garment fitting and wound dressing care, etc.
  • Review daily schedules, obtain charts and charge visits, responsible for ensuring charge visits are completely coded and ready for physician signature
  • Administer medication as ordered by the physicians. Monitor response to medications such as repeat blood pressure readings, pain relief, and/or adverse reactions as indicated
  • Perform patient history, assessment of current complaint, vital signs measurement and document in medical record and provide direct patient care
  • Implement and maintain required OSHA regulations as relates to OSHA bloodborne pathogens and exposure control regulations, follow policies for infection control in handling and disposing of infectious/hazardous waste materials, promote clean, safe and orderly work area
  • Perform needed equipment maintenance and upkeep to ensure good working order of medical equipment, sterilize equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclave
  • Triage patient to ensure productive office flow
  • Document all transactions, phone conversations, treatments, and orders in the patient medical record
  • Communicate pre-operative instructions and proper follow-up
  • Review medical records (labs, x-rays, pathology reports, CT scans, MRI, etc) and bring them to the attention of the physician
  • Call in physician-ordered prescriptions to the pharmacy for patients and chart all notes and care
  • Order and maintain inventories of supplies and medications
  • Answer/triage patient phone calls, voice mails, and return calls, making decisions and judgments for patient welfare
  • Notify hospital personnel of physician orders, faxing
  • Maintain patient confidentiality, HIPAA and OSHA compliance
  • Assist with check out instructions in order for the front office to schedule the next office appointments
  • Promote good communication and team effort among staff, physicians, management, patients, fellow employees and public
  • Physician liaison with patients, vascular lab, hospitals personnel, home health agencies, pharmaceutical representatives, and nursing home personnel, etc.
  • Develop specific goals and plans, keeping up-to-date, applying new knowledge to prioritize, organize and accomplish your work
  • Adheres to policy/procedures of organization
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance is an essential function

Education: High school diploma; Certification from an approved medical assistance program

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Graduation from an approved medical assistance program
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Broad medical experience with emphasis in direct patient care
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain composure when confronted with fast-paced/stressful situation
  • Pleasant attitude, neat appearance, and flexibility
  • Good organization/time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Email communication experience
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to prioritize workload and multi-task

LOCATION

San Antonio, Texas 78216

PAY

$14-$16/HR