Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

8AM-5PM

Job ID

5000436846506

Req. No

70033266

Job Title

Certified Medical Assistant- Clinic

Region

CHRISTUS Physician Group/Ambulatory

Category

Healthcare

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CPG Coastal Bend Family Med-47699

Address

5802 Saratoga Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX  78414
US

Type

Full Time

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Position Summary:

Assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs selected clinical and administrative duties.
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment.
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments. Utilizes knowledge of sterile technique and infection control procedures requires to clean and disinfect rooms and equipment, sterilizes instruments as needed.
  • Prepares and maintains inventory supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • Assists provider in preparing for minor surgeries or physicals.
  • Assists with scheduling of tests, treatments and referrals.
  • Screens telephone calls for referral to nurse or provider or referral specialist as indicated.
  • May order and maintain clinical and office supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains patient files, record and other information in a professional manner following policy and procedures regarding documentation.
  • Complies and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  •  Follows the CHRISTUS Physician Group guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
  • Maintains established CHRISTUS Physician Group policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
  • Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Physician Group's cultural diversity objectives.
  • Supports and adheres to CPG Service Guarantee.
  • Performs other related work as required.
    • High school graduate or GED.
    • Graduate from an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
    • Certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants preferred.
    • Current CPR certification.
    • Knowledge of ICD9, CPT and HCPCS coding and managed care contracts is desirable.
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