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Medical Assistant USMD OBGYN Clinic Bedford Texas

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

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)--The--Medical Assistant OBGYN--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.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--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.--Required Qualifications:
    • High School Graduate or GED
    • RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) or CMA (Certified Medical Assistant or willing to obtain within 180 days
    • Active CPR / BLS certification within 30 days of hire
    • Working knowledge of medical terminology
    • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease--Preferred Qualifications:
      • --3+ years of hands-on clinical experience working with a licensed physician or provider
      • --1+ years of phlebotomy skill experience
      • --1+ years of experience giving injections
      • --Electronic Medical Records (Nextgen and Allscripts)--Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
        • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least 50 pounds
        • Availability to work any hours between 7am to 6pm Monday - Friday
        • Ability to adapt to frequent scheduling changes (including same day of an assignment)
        • Availability to work overtime when neededAt UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Arlington , Medical Assistant USMD OBGYN Clinic Bedford Texas, Healthcare , Arlington, Texas

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