Medical Assistant - Women Partners In Health

Austin, Texas
Medical Assistant
11-06-2019
Women Partners In Health (34Th Street)
20.94  Hourly
15.28  Hourly
Full Time
Monday - Friday 7:30Am - 4:30Pm

**1305 W 34th Street, Austin, TX 78705***

Women’s Health Texas

Women’s Health Texas: Devoted to women, committed to excellence. Women’s Health Texas (WHTX) is one of the fastest growing obstetrics and gynecology groups in the state. Initially formed through the partnership of OB/GYN centers in Central Texas (and growing!) as Central Texas OBGYN Associates, our teams are dedicated to providing the highest standard of women’s health care. 

Position:         Medical Assistant / Certified Nursing Aid

Full Time : Monday - Friday 7:30am to 4:30pm

Report To:     Team Lead/Supervisor / Clinical Manager or Care Center Manager

Purpose:  Responsible for assisting clinical staff with patient care and a variety of pre, intra, and post encounter activities. Meet and exceed patient expectations and adhere to established practices while assuring the best possible care for patients. We are looking for a candidate who is an efficient multitasker, dependable, adaptive and a self-motivator.

Responsibilities:

  • Accompany patients to exam/procedure rooms and assist with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam.
  • Manages the daily flow of patients through the office including greeting patients, preparing patients for examination, screening for information, and giving instruction on collection of samples and tests if applicable.
  • Perform and record patient medical history, vitals, symptoms and/or conditions if applicable.
  • Checks patient’s height and weight if applicable.
  • Administer screening tests as well as evaluating and recording results if applicable.
  • Screens patient calls to the physician; handles all calls that do not require the physician’s intervention, ensuring that phone calls are returned in a timely manner if applicable.
  • Collect patient medical history, and perform screenings per provider instructions.
  • Assist clinical staff with procedures.
  • Ensures treatment areas are safe, organized, clean, have well-functioning equipment, and supplies are adequate. Prepare treatment room for next exam.
  • Provides information / instructions to patients and their families if applicable.
  • Answer calls and assist in Physician/Patient scheduling if applicable.
  • Send / receive patient medical records and information.
  • Obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Complete forms and requisitions as needed as well as manger patient charts to ensure information is complete.
  • Respond appropriately to emergency codes.
  • Perform quality control and OSHA logs.
  • Promote quality patient care and customer satisfaction.
  • Adhere to all OSHA guidelines.
  • Process all specimens to send to lab and complete requisitions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Skills, Education, & Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED is required, prefer some college.
  • Requires one year of medical office experience.
  • Requires knowledge in healthcare or medical specialty, associated medical tasks, and information that is communicated to patients and families.
  • Prefer CMA certificate.
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal).
  • Bilingual is a plus.

Physical/Mental Abilities:                            

  • Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures, regulations, medical material management.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to handle high patient volume.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, twist, and swoop. May be required to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to handle difficult situations in a professional manor and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring for patients and families.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. is required.