Medical Office Assistant-Zapata Tx
|Benefits:||Paid Time-Off (PTO), Holiday, Health/Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability, 403b Retirement Plan|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Takes vital signs, recognizes emergencies; prepares and maintains examination and treatment area, interviews and takes patients history, prepares patients for procedure, assist physicians with examinations and treatment, maintain medication records and be able to respond to medical emergencies, must be able to apply principles of Aseptic Technique and Infection Control. Front office duties.|
|Duties:|| Performs accuchecks, UA dipstick, urine UCG, rapid strep test, and influenza test.|
Takes vital signs i.e., weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, head and chest circumference of children and adults attending clinic.
Performs prior authorizations, electrocardiograms, ear lavage, pulmonary function tests, immunizations, injections, nursing, electronic medical record intake/documentation and health reminders.
Maintains logs such as exam rooms, glucometer, weight scale, referrals, emergency bag, eye wash, and stock medication.
Provides patients with appointments.
Tracks referrals such as radiology, emergency room, hospital, etc.
Prepares work area for patient using universal precaution.
Orders and stocks work area with medical supplies as needed.
Assists physician with patient care, exams and treatment.
Documents accurately in Electronic Health Record.
Operates and maintain facilities and equipment safety.
Performs CPR and first aid as necessary.
Administer medication as directed by physician.
Performs other duties as assigned.
|Qualifications:|| Graduate from an accredited high school or GED program.|
Graduate and receive certificate of completion from an accredited vocational/technical school in Medical Office Assistant.
Must be Registered/Certified with National Association for Healthcare Professionals or American Allied Health. Registration/certification must be kept current.
Two years experience in this field preferred.
Must have a current BLS/CPR certificate.
Bilingual in English/Spanish.