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Medical Assistant

Company: Urology Austin
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Urology Austin, our mission is committed to improving the lives of patients and their families through compassionate, quality, and ethical care.
In choosing a career with Urology Austin, you are choosing to improve the lives of patients and their families through a collaborative team-driven approach in an innovative, quality-driven, community-based setting. Better Medicine. Better Care.
Job Summary:
The purpose of this position is to, under direct supervision, maintain efficient patient flow, assist with patient care and performs tasks assigned by physicians and nurses. -
---Responsibilities and Duties:---

  • Escorts patients to the exam room or treatment room as appropriate.

  • Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, allergies, and medication list.

  • Obtains all necessary patient records as required by physician.

  • Assures appropriate consent has been obtained prior to treatment or procedures.

  • Conducts patient assessments and obtains pertinent medical information for referral to the physician and/or nurse.

  • Directs patients from the exam room to the next appropriate station, i.e., treatment room or appointment desk.

  • Prepares and stocks exam rooms, orders such supplies as needed and maintains/controls drug samples.

  • Assists physicians/nurses with exams and procedures as requested.

  • Performs lab procedures and processing of lab specimens as needed. Files all labs and outside reports accurately and as needed.

  • Obtains blood specimens from peripheral sites as needed and in accordance with OSHA and universal precautions.

  • Maintains all exam room disinfection protocols.

  • Perform phlebotomy, including venipuncture and capillary puncture.

  • Triages incoming patient telephone calls for referral to nurse or physician.

  • Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as required or directed by physicians and/or nurses.

  • Practice Standard Precautions, including hand washing and disposal of biohazardous materials.

  • Obtains new patient records and previous test results, x-rays, scans, etc.

  • Maintains a clean work environment and restocks the supply area as needed.

  • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Skills---:

    • Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for medical assistants preferred or LVN equivalent.

    • Minimum of one year experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant or LVN in a hospital or clinic setting preferred.

    • Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA) or Licensed Vocational Nurse.

    • Phlebotomy experience required.

    • Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in giving patient care.

    • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures.

    • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.

    • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.

    • Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications as directed.

    • Skill in taking vital signs.

    • Skill in maintaining records and recording test results.

    • Displays excellent verbal and written communication skills

      Urology Austin offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees. Below are some of the benefits you may receive as an employee at Urology Austin.

      • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

      • Short & Long Term Disability

      • 401(k) with Employer Contributions and Profit Sharing

      • Paid Time Off (PTO)

      • Group Term Life Insurance

      • Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

      • Health Savings Account

      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

      • Competitive Wages

      • Paid Holidays, No Weekends

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Keywords: Urology Austin, Round Rock , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Round Rock, Texas

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