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Medical Assistant

Company: Urology Partners of North Texas
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

*General Job Description*Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, the Medical Assistant will provide clinical assistance under the direction of a physician, associate practitioner or nursing staff within their certified capabilities. This individual will perform patient intake to include recording and scanning of all patient medical history and will secure patient consent for treatment when applicable. Individual will practice exceptional customer service, answer telephone and assist with daily operations of clinic. Communicates and coordinates information in a knowledgeable and courteous manner with staff, patients and families. Maintains confidentiality with patients, staff and guests.*Essential Job Responsibilities: * Performs all duties in accordance with clinical, OSHA and infection control standards. Adheres to and follows, including but not limited to, infection control, biohazard waste, sterilization and disinfection, medication administration and storage and controlled substance policies and procedures throughout the facility. Adheres to biohazard waste policy and procedure for proper disposal of biomedical waste. Ensures all related reports, labs and other clinical information is filed and is available in patients medical records prior to their appointment. Escorts patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, takes required vital signs, obtains urine specimens performing dip/automated urinalysis and microscopic preparation and review when indicated and documents all clinically relevant information in patients chart. Performs clinical procedures, including phlebotomy, under supervision of physician or associate practitioner. Assists physician and associate practitioner in exam rooms. Assists physician or associate practitioner with the preparation and administration of, including but not limited to, Lupron, BCG, Eligard, Vantas, Viadur and Mitomycin. Assists with office-based procedures, including but not limited to, bladder scan, urethral dilations and catheterizations as requested. Provides instructions to patients as instructed by physician or associate practitioner. Keeps exam rooms clean and stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintains instruments and prepares sterilization as required. Triages and processes messages from patients and front office staff to physicians and associate practitioners, to include but not limited to, pharmacy requests, test results, medical questions and concerns and responds as directed by the provider and documents in the EMR. Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.). Assists with training activities as needed. Maintains accuracy and productivity levels as established by department standards. Performs, organizes and streamlines operational tasks to reduce the potential for errors. Maintains patient safety and confidentiality at all times. Travels as required. All other duties as assigned by Practice Administrator or department supervisor.*WORK EXPERIENCE* Minimum of 1-3 years of hands on clinical experience working with a licensed physician or associate practitioner preferred. Preference given to those with Urology experience. Minimum of 1-3 years of phlebotomy skills preferred. Minimum of 1-3 years of administering injections preferred.*Skills* Exceptional customer service and phone etiquette. Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow. Working knowledge of medical terminology. Computer proficiency and prior experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS* Requires frequent lifting of patients and bending/carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. Adequate physical ability including sufficient manual dexterity to perform the requisite healthcare services including computer entry.*Education** High school diploma or GED; some college preferred.* Completion of accredited Medical Assistant Program.* Preference will be given to the following certifications:* Nationally Certified Medical Assistant *(NCMA)** NCCT Certified Medical Assistant *(CMA)** from AAMA or ARMA Cert Clinical Medical Assistant *(CCMA)** from NHA Registered Medical Assistant *(RMA)** from AMT, AAMP or AAH Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant *(NRCMA)** from NAHP Clinical Medical Assistant Certification *(CMAC)* from AMCA* Active CPR/BLS certification.*All offers of employment at UPNT are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates and on all employees who are promoted, as deemed necessary.*Job Type: Full-timePay: From $17.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Health insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* UrologySchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayLicense/Certification:* CMA Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Urology Partners of North Texas, Arlington , Medical Assistant, Other , Arlington, Texas

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