Certified Medical Assistant - OBGYN/Fertility Experience Preferred

 
Position: Certified Medical Assistant - OBGYN/Fertility Experience Preferred

Job ID: 146611

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: REI-IVF CLINIC

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.

Summary:

Summary:

 

We are searching for a Certified Medical Assistant - someone who works well in a fast-paced primary care setting. In this position, you’ll gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients.  You will also work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render age appropriate care.

 

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Responsibilities :

Responsibilitie:

 

Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
Collects and documents vital signs, BMI, height/weight and reason for visit with 100% accuracy
Updates documentation to include if patient has received care at any other location since last visit
Prepares patient for examination per practice protocol
Assists provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing as directed by provider and within scope of practice
Completes treatments as directed by provider and within scope of practice
Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per practice protocol
Identify patients eligible for Vaccines for Children Program and follow procedures for accurate documentation and management for this state funded program
Documents administration of medication and immunizations in the medical record per practice protocol
Reports all medication and immunization errors to supervisor immediately after becoming aware of the error
Supports patients/families in self- management of their health through assisting with education
Assesses patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating referral
Documents eligibility in electronic health record per practice protocol
Collects specimens and performs laboratory test
Maintains certification by fulfilling continuing education (CE) requirements as directed by certification agency
Maintains documentation of required hours over required recertification cycle
All CE relates to areas outlined in essential job duties or related to primary care



Qualifications:

Qualifications:

 

High school diploma or GED
Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course for health care providers
A fundamental knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
Knowledge of related OSHA and CLIA/COLA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system
One of the following certifications:
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA-AAM) from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) issued by one of the following organizations: American Association of Medical Personnel, American Allied Health, American Medical Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants
National Medical Assistant Certification (NCMA) from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from National Health Career Association (NHA)
Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) from national Association of Health Professionals (NAHP).
EMT (EMT) issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
EMT-Basic (EMT-B) issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) certification issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services



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