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Work Schedule/Shift

Days

Job ID

5000544754506

Req. No

70044347

Job Title

Medical Asst Certified Lead

Region

CHRISTUS Pediatric Physician Group

Category

Healthcare

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHPG Central Women's Hlth Care-365AI

Address

315 N. San Saba
San Antonio, TX  78207
US

Type

Full Time

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· Assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management.
  • Performs selected clinical and administrative duties to support Provider and office operations.
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment.
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments.
  • Assists Provider in preparing for minor surgeries or physicals.
  • Relays patient telephone calls for referrals to Provider, nurse, or referral specialist as indicated.
  • Maintains quality control standards (HIPAA/OSHA).
  • Able to administer vaccines and preforms various venipuncture.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
    • Performs selected clinical and administrative duties and maintains daily operations of clinic.
    • Keeps manager informed of any issues with patients, staff or physicians that are beyond their comfort level or are questionable.
    • Orders departmental and medical supplies.
    • Responsible for equipment maintenance/repair.
    • Monitors quality control standards (immunization logs, waived testing, drug sample logs, equipment sterilization logs, etc).
    • Resolves less complicated patient, staff and physician issues.
    • Reports to manager any associate non-compliance with approved policies.
    • Monitors associate work schedule and PTO requests -- maintains appropriate staff coverage.
    • Provides staff training/onboard check list.
    • 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 graduation or GED.

Graduate from an Accredited Program for Medical Assistants. (Has a diploma from an accredited school preferred).

Previous private office experience preferred.

Current CPR certification.

Knowledge of ICD9, CPT and HCPCS coding and managed care contracts is desirable.

Medical Assistant Certification

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