Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000422120506

Req. No

70031828

Job Title

Medical Assistant I - Clinic

Region

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

Category

Nursing & Nursing Support

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

Texarkana-Pulmonary/Sleep Me-381EH

Address

2602 St. Michael Drive- Suite 400
Texarkana, TX  75503
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, 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 Physican 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.
  • Qualifications:

    • High school graduation or GED.
    • Previous private office experience preferred.
    • Current BLS certification.
    • Knowledge of ICD9, CPT and HCPCS coding and managed care contracts is desirable.
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