Certified Medical Assistant

 
Position: Certified Medical Assistant

Job ID: 151918

Location: US-TX-Pearland

Department: TC URGENT CARE - PEARLAND

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: M-F 4:30 pm- 11pm - Sat & Sun 12:pm – 8pm & Holidays

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in  nine convenient community locations across the greater Houston area. Texas Children’s Urgent Care has also expanded to serve the children and families of Austin, Texas, with its first community location in South Austin. 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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture

Summary:

We are searching for a 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 ranging from neonatal to adult and provide appropriate care for each age group. 



Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates Creating SMILES philosophies to patients, families and co-workers
  • Assists with the collection of patient/family data
  • Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
  • Provides general patient care
  • Assists provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing as directed by provider and within scope of practice
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician
  • Assists with education of patient/family
  • Coordinates referrals
  • Screens patients phone calls
  • Collects specimens and performs laboratory tests
  • Maintains certification by fulfilling continuing education (CE) requirements per certification agency


Qualifications:

  • High school graduate, GED or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited school of medical assisting
  • Active BLS certification required from American Heart Association| Health Care Providers
  • Pediatrics experience preferred


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