Medical Assistant - Family Practice
|Location:||Baytown - San Jacinto (LSJ)|
|Employment Duration:||Full Time - Regular|
The Medical Assistant assists providers in all exams and minor office procedures; maintaining supply inventory in exam rooms; cleaning and sterilizing equipment; ordering and unpacking all supplies; giving injections and drawing blood.
Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures.
Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
Phone consultation with clients regarding test results & health concerns.
Processing of blood and other specimens, ensuring all specimens are properly labeled and packaged for lab pick up.
Perform phlebotomy and other diagnostic tests as needed. Administer oral, intramuscular, SubQ, and topical medications as ordered.
Ensure proper documentation of patient care.
Responsible for keeping all exam rooms stocked with supplies; checking exam room stock for expired dates and changing out sharps containers/ biohazard waste as needed.
Assisting with programs such as the Hazard Communication and Accident Prevention plans associated with OSHA compliance.
Participates in the Performance Improvement Program.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to insure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a team to facilitate the department’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• Prior experience as medical assistant is helpful.
• May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including viruses.
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