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Certified Medical Assistant- Frisco

Company: Ut Southwestern
Location: Frisco
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Certified Medical Assistant , FriscoWhy U T Southwestern?Join UT Southwestern on our mission to educate, discover and heal . With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, we are committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion . UT Southwestern in Frisco is a new state-of-the-art medical center that is focused on provi ding the best possible care, resources, and benefits for our valued employees. Ranked among the top 5 health care employers in the United States, y oull discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles.Job SummaryJoin the UT Southwestern team as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) at our new state-of-the-art medical center in Frisco, Texas. This multi-specialty CMA position allows you to work with our Neurology, Urology, Surgery, Ortho, Spine, and GYN departments and provide direct patient care. As a valuable part of our Frisco medical center team, you will be responsible for providing an exceptional patient experience from taking patients vitals to discharging patients. Joining this collaborative team in Frisco will allow you to work closely with a diverse patient population and grow as a CMA.We invite you to join our team as a Certified Medical Assistant in Frisco and discover what it feels like to work with world-renowned healthcare professionals.Experience and EducationHigh school diploma or equivalentCPR certification from AHA or ARCCompletion of Medical Assistant training in an approved program or one (1) year of experience of patient care in a physician office practicePrior clinical experience in a medical office or hospital setting, preferredMedical Assistant certification and maintenance of current certified status through one of the following: The American Association of Medical Assistants, the American Medical Technologists Association, the National Association for Health Professionals, the National Center for Competency Testing, The National Healthcareer Association or American Allied Health.Job DutiesTake, record, and report patient vital signs using medical equipment; performs procedures of low complexity such as visual acuity, development and/or musculoskeletal screening, POC testing, phlebotomy, EKG testing, and other approved clinic specific diagnostic testing.Escort or transport patients to exam rooms or treatment rooms, or other areas as directed.Document completion of patient care tasks in medical records, and reinforces education provided by the physician or nurse seeking assistance from the nurse or physician as appropriate. Confirm appropriate patient consent and authorization forms are signed for research and/or medical treatmentAssist in care of patients by preparing exam rooms for patient care, facilitating use of diagnostic equipment, and ensuring availability of needed patient information, such as results of diagnostic exams and medical records.Assume responsibility for weekly autoclave temperature monitoring, POC testing QA, and monthly audit report on compliance as directed by clinic management.Serve as preceptor and resource for newly hired medical assistants and medical assistant externs, actively participating in their integration into the department.May perform a variety of administrative/clerical duties, scheduling patient appointments, precertifying procedures, answering patient phones by collecting data to forward to the nurse for triage as directed.Inspect equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning. Maintains adequate stock of supplies as required for work area.May function as a clinic safety officer, verifying each employee's knowledge of fire safety and the evacuation plan for the work area as directed.Maintain current customer service, clinical, and technical skills by attending training programs and procedures. Participates in annual skills competency review.May provide occasional working supervision to non-licensed medical and/or clerical office support personnel for clerical functions or other non-clinical activities.Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records. Performs other duties as assigned.This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information .UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community . As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status .by Jobble

Keywords: Ut Southwestern, Frisco , Certified Medical Assistant- Frisco, Healthcare , Frisco, Texas

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