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Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance.
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We are searching for a Certified Med Assistant Urgent Care – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients. You will work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render age appropriate care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Assists with the collection of patient/family data
- Provides general patient care
- Administers medication and immunizations
- Assists with education of patient/family
- Coordinates referrals
- Collects specimens and performs laboratory tests
- Screens patient phone calls
- Demonstrates service philosophies to patients and families
- H.S. Diploma or GED
- Graduation from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program
- BLS (American Heart Association) and CMA-AAM or RMA, NCMA, CCMA, NRCMA, EMT, EMT-A, EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P, LIC PAR licenses and certifications
- At least one year of related experience
- Knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
- Knowledge of related OSHA and CLIA/COLA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system
- Knowledge of medical terminology
- Ability to use thermometer, scales, sphygmomanometer/stethoscope, butterfly needles, hearing/vision screening equipment, pulse oximetry, typanometer, basic laboratory equipment, i.e., microscope, centrifuge, hematology analyzer, and specimen collection
- Proficiency with treatments such as nebulizer, ear irrigation, and dressing changes
- Familiarity with all business office machines, i.e., computer, multiline telephone, copier and fax machines
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
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