Texas Health Resources Medical Assistant - HealthFirst Northwest Clinic in Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Physicians Group is seeking to hire a Medical Assistant at HealthFirst Northwest Clinic in Fort Worth located on Boat Club Rd.

Under the direction of the health care provider, the Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Schedule:

*Monday thru Friday 10a-7p

The ideal candidate would possess the following:

Education:

*High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

*Graduate of Accredited Medical Assistant program is preferred

Experience:

*1 year of Medical Assistant experience is required

Licenses and Certifications:

*Certified Medical Assistant is preferred

*ACLS or BLS is preferred

*Non-Certified Radiologic Technician training may be required

Job Skills:

• Ability to perform EKGs, draw blood, and administer injections as needed by assigned clinic.

• Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.

• Demonstrated knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.

• Thorough knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations.

• Demonstrated 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.

• Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

Essential Functions:

• Performs general patient care by following established standards and procedures.

• Greets and prepares patients for the health care provider.

• Obtains and records 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 as well as perform routine tests such as EKG’s.

• Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure completion of testing.

• Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.

• Communicates with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.

• Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains equipment, disposing of contaminated items according to protocol. Keeps patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly.

• Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).

• Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

• Provides for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.

• Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, more senior staff, or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Entity Information:

Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) includes more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality, patient-safe care at more than 240 offices located throughout the DFW Metroplex. THPG members are active in group governance and serve on multiple committees and councils. Ongoing Texas Health initiatives, like the Diversity Action Council and Living the Promise, have helped to create an inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture and workplace, making THPG a great place to work

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.