Medical Assistant Urgent Care - Per Diem - Austin, TX

 
Position: Medical Assistant Urgent Care - Per Diem - Austin, TX

Job ID: 145667

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: TCUC Austin - Westgate

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 4:30p-11:00p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in convenient community locations. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians who have privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, our Urgent Care team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common pediatric ailments, illnesses and conditions, including: asthma, strep throat, fever, minor burns, influenza, ear infections, allergic reactions and more. We also provide procedures such as antibiotic injections, breathing treatments, fracture care and splinting, IV (intravenous) fluids, lab services, laceration repair and x-rays on-site. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Medical Assistant-Urgent Care who can thrive in a fast-paced primary care environment. In this position you’ll gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients. Also, you’ll work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render age appropriate care.

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Responsibilities :

  • Assists with the collection of patient/family data
  • Prepares patient for examination per practice protocol
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per practice protocol
  • Charts physician-patient encounters in real-time during medical exams, under the supervision of a provider using the electronic medical record and existing templates
  • Assists with education of patient/family
  • Assesses patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating referral
  • Screens presenting patient complaint per practice protocol
  • Collects and processes specimen according to manufacturer’s instructions and using proper technique
  • Maintains certification by fulfilling continuing education (CE) requirements as directed by certification agency
  • Demonstrates Creating SMILES philosophies to patients, families and co-workers


Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
  • Awareness of related OSHA and CLIA/COLA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system
  • Understanding of medical terminology
  • High school graduate/GED
  • Graduation from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course


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