Medical Assistant-Intermediate 20122136

  • San Antonio, TX
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ours is a story of discovery. Compassion and joy. Commitment, vision and inspiration.  We engage our minds and talents, and give from our hearts, to help and heal. We touch the lives of thousands, to serve those in need, here and around the world. We are The UT Health Science Center - and we work to make lives better.

The mission of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement.

Strategies for achieving this mission are:

Educating a diverse student body to become excellent health care providers and scientists.

Engaging in research to understand health and disease.

Commercializing discoveries, as appropriate, to benefit the public.

Providing compassionate and culturally proficient health care.

Engaging our community to improve health.

Influencing thoughtful advances in health policy. 

Job Description

Float position for UT Medicine Clinics. Assists patients by providing information, services and assistance in the clinical setting.

Greet patients in a friendly and helpful manner. Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit. Assist with questions or concerns and attempt to resolve patient issues.

Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature, reporting patient history summary. Assist physician or other health care provider as needed. Draw blood, give injections and perform minor exam procedures. Process labs per payor requirements.

Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records. Keeping patient information confidential.

Accurately documents in EMR. Perform telephone triage, manages patient emergencies per policy. Assist nurses and coordinates medication refills.

Maintain exam rooms, clean equipment as needed and assist with maintaining stock level/inventory of supplies. Performs patient dismissals and participates in patient teaching in accordance with physician/nurse guidelines.

This position requires proof of pre-hire immunizations and testing.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: High school diploma and graduation from a Medical Assistant program with three years of related experience.

Preferred: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Additional Information

MUST APPLY ONLINE AT www.uthscsajobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=200349

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Positions are security sensitive and will require a background check.