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Certified Medical Assistant

Location : San Antonio, TX
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : CMA
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Required Education : High school graduate or equivalent.
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

Due to growth, our client is seeking a full-time Certified Medical Assistant to join their practice. Monday thru Friday (Friday untill noon). Must have 2+ years of solid MA experience (front and back office). Position offers a competitive rate with a full benefit package. Please forward an updated resume if you meet the qualifications to:isteadman@virtusplacement.com


 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



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

  • Obtains all necessary patient records as required by physician prior to treatment or procedures.

  • ·Prepares and stocks exam/treatment rooms and orders supplies as needed.

  • ·Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.

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

  • Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, as delegated by RN or physician.

  • Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols.

  • Answers patient telephone calls for referral to physician or nurse/pharmacist.

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

  • Schedules patient tests, procedures and hospital admissions and schedules appointments to follow-up on test results, as applicable. Arranges for pre-authorizations and pre-certification as needed. Informs physician of patient reschedules and no-shows.

  • Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician.   


 


Required Qualifications :

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.

  • Minimum three years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant.

  • Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire. 

  • Certified Medical Assistant 

  • 2+ years of solid experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent.


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