Enter, maintain, and retrieve data from various paper and electronic sources.
Maintain supply inventories, order and stock supplies, maintain exam room supplies.
Assist with insurance pre-approvals, triage over the phone, education and administers allergy shots.
Document and maintain patient records.
Minimum Education & Work Experience
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) 2 years experience in a medical office Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills
Six months to 1 year medical, specialized vocational, administrative, or technical study beyond High School
1 - 2 years experience performing medical assistant work in a family practice
Experience working in an electronic medical records system
Medical Assistant Certification preferred, not required
Completion of Non-Certified Radiological Technician training course
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
General knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and application to acute and some chronic general medical conditions
General knowledge of pediatrics, geriatrics, and family practice
Skill in phlebotomy, administering injections IM, SQ and ID, and assisting with minor surgeries
Ability to obtain vital signs, perform routine lab procedures, urine tests, blood glucose tests, and perform first aid, CPR, wound care and dressing
Ability to calculate dosage of medications and operate lab and medical testing equipment such as centrifuge, EKG, AED, autoclave, etc
Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, department managers, and health service contractors
Ability to understand and implement verbal and written instructions
Ability to operate a personal computer
Bilingual in Spanish and English
Licenses & Certifications
Medical Assistant Certification preferred, not required Valid Class C Texas driver's license Completion of Non-Certified Radiological Technician training course preferred CPR certification preferred
Physical Tasks & Working Conditions
The incumbent works in a typical office/clinic environment with exposure to patient illness and may be subjected to occasional travel to various job sites and health care facilities. May require sitting, standing, lifting, walking, bending, stooping, and kneeling during examination of patients. Routinely works with medical sharps requiring universal precautions to avoid contact with pathogens. May be exposed to biohazards and infections carried by humans and bodily fluids.
Communication Customer Service Interpersonal Skills Managing Conflict Problem Solving/Analysis Quality Teamwork