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Medical Assistant- WellMed/ N183 CLINIC Location ( Austin, TX)
The Certified Medical Assistant performs a variety of patient care activities to assist physicians and nursing personnel, including administering injections, EKG's, phlebotomy and various other procedures. Delivers quality customer service and maintains established quality control standards.
Essential Job Functions
1. Performs all duties within the scope of a Certified Medical Assistant (procedures, injections, EKGs, phlebotomy).
2. Rooms patients according to company standards.
3. Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner.
4. Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies.
5. Processes appropriate documents in an organized and accurate fashion.
6. Respects patient confidentiality at all times.
7. Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments.
8. Maintains certifications (MA and CPR) and quality control standards.
9. Participates in marketing events as determined by business need.
10. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
High school graduate or GED equivalent required.
Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification/ registration
Current CPR certification or the ability to attain the certification within 30 days of employment.
Basic computer literacy required.
Knowledge of medical terminology required.
ICD-9 and CPT coding required.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations required.
Good communication and customer service skills required.
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Job Category: Nurse
Job Reference Code: UHG-549860
Position Type: Full-Time