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Req. No

2918

Job Title

CMA, Certified Medical Assistant - Family Medicine

Market

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa

Category

Patient Care

Facility

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Medical Center Tower II

Address

2833 Babcock Road
San Antonio, TX  78229
US

Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

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

  • 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 Health 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 Health 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 Health’s cultural diversity objectives.
  • Supports and adheres to CHRISTUS Health Service Guarantee.
  • Performs other related work as required.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED. Graduate from an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
  • Previous medical office experience preferred.
  • 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. 

      Work Type: 

      Full Time

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