JOB SUMMARY The Medical Assistant, under general supervision, performs various patient care services to include some delegated medical procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
Assists and accompanies patients from waiting room and prepares patients for examination.
Assists in the examinaion and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.
Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records or inputs information to patients' medical record.
Collects, labels and delivers specimens to the laboratory.
Participates in performance improvement activities as they are available.
Attends in service education, as required.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Excellent bedside manner and ability to make patients feel at ease. Appears friendly, reassuring and approachable to patients.
Ability to take instruction from a doctor.
Familiarity with medical charts and records.
High attention to detail.
BENEFITS Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent EXPERIENCE: Less than 1 Year of Experience CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION: Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!