Provides direct and indirect patient care activities and performs clerical duties under direct supervision of the licensed nurse. Supports and maintains the University Health System's policies, protocols, values and guest relations.
High school diploma is required. Medical Assistant diploma from an accredited school or certification from an approved credentialing body for medical assistants is required. National certification as a registered Medical Assistant is preferred. Must have current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) Card. One-year experience in a clinic, doctor's office or ambulatory care setting is preferred. Designated cash handlers must successfully complete the Patient Services Cashier course and be designated as a Patient Services Cashier during the initial probationary period.
Must maintain current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR (BLS) certification.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.