Provides direct and indirect patient care activities and performs clerical duties under direct supervision of a licensed nurse or physician/extenders on duty. Ensures that established security requirements are maintained (as defined by the Bexar County Adult Detention Center and Central Magistrate’s Office). Supports and adheres to University Health System (UHS) and Detention Health Care Services (DHCS) policies and procedures. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with UHS mission, vision and values. Promotes excellent internal and external customer relations
High school diploma or equivalent experience 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 (BCLS) Card. One years experience in a clinic, physician office, or ambulatory care setting is preferred.
Must maintain current CPR (BCLS) 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.