Lone Star Circle of Care Medical Assistant - Pediatrics (South Austin) in Austin, Texas
Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) is an equal opportunity employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
At LSCC, our Medical Assistants are an essential member of of the health care team of our patients! You play an important role in helping to create a positive, welcoming, and warm environment for our patients. If you are passionate about helping to improving the health of our community's underserved, enjoy being part of a collaborative team, and want to work in a fast-paced environment, please read on!
Obtain, evaluate, and record patient history in medical file
Obtain and measure vital signs and record information on patients' charts
Prepare and maintain examination/treatment rooms, including cleaning and sterilizing instruments, and inventory of medical supplies and materials
Assisting the examination of patients under the direction of a physician
Explain treatment procedures to patients
May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis
Prepare and administer oral medications and routine immunizations
Perform routine diagnostic and laboratory tests
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma or GED required
Current Basic Life Support certification for healthcare providers from the American Heart Association is required
Medical Assistant Certificate from one of the following organizations preferred.
CMA - American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
RMA - American Medical Technologists (AMT)
CCMA- National Health Career Association (NHA)
NRCMA through National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP)
NCMA- National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Prior professional experience as a Medical Assistant is a definite plus
Proficiency in Spanish is preferred, but not required