Medical Assistant Clinic

Requisition ID
2021-157242
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
General Medical Clinic
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
7am-7pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Location
TX-HOUSTON

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

 

The Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.  The Medical Assistant will be stationed at the COVID Clinic in the Houston area and will administer the COIVD vaccine. 

 

  • 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
  • Administer COIVD vaccine to patients
  • Will administer medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration
  • May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKG’s
  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing
  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician
  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol
  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider
  • Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, RN Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s)

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant training program required 
  • 2 years of relevant experience required
  • Ability to give COVID vaccine to patients
  • Ability to perform EKGs, draw blood and administer injections
  • Flexible, works well with others and take direction well
  • Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients
  • Through knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations
  • Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients
  • Good computer skills using a medical management application
  • Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism

Skills: Medical Assistant, MA, COVID, Vaccine, Clinic, patient care #missioncritical

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