Medical Assistant

Requisition ID
2021-152386
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Family Practice Clinic
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Days
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group
Location
TX-Lake Jackson

Overview

CHI St. Luke’s Health–Brazosport Hospital is located on a beautiful, 25-acre campus in Lake Jackson, Texas. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic and comprehensive treatment services, our hospital is home to a 154-bed patient tower, level III trauma center, advanced cardiac care center, and full-service, multidisciplinary cancer center. CHI St. Luke’s Health–Brazosport Hospital is dedicated to providing quality care with compassion for the communities we serve.

 

CHI St. Luke’s Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, has been serving our community since 1954. We proudly provide a vast array of services that help us keep our community safe and healthy.  

 

If you are compassionate about healthcare and would like to impact patients every day, connect with CHI St. Luke’s Health today to experience what it is like to collaborate with a talented healthcare team!

 

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the health care provider the Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients.  Accurately preforms preliminary physical tests such as:  measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols. 

 

  • Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures
  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem
  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • May administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration
  • May perform routine tests 
  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required
  • 1 year of Medical Assistant experience required

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