Certified Medical Assistant - Clinic 8/26/2016

Christus Health Corpus Christi, TX

Company
Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000132657606
AJE Ref #
575983089
Location
Corpus Christi, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

* Performs selected clinical and administrative duties.
* Prepares patients for examination and treatment.
* Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments. Utilizes knowledge of sterile technique and infection control procedures requires to clean and disinfect rooms and equipment, sterilizes instruments as needed.
* Prepares and maintains inventory supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
* Assists provider in preparing for minor surgeries or physicals.
* Assists with scheduling of tests, treatments and referrals.
* Screens telephone calls for referral to nurse or provider or referral specialist as indicated.
* May order and maintain clinical and office supplies and equipment.
* Maintains patient files, record and other information in a professional manner following policy and procedures regarding documentation.
* Complies and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records.
* Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
* Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
* Follows the CHRISTUS Physician Group guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
* Maintains strict confidentiality.
* Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
* Maintains established CHRISTUS Physician Group policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
* Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Physician Group's cultural diversity objectives.
* Supports and adheres to CPG Service Guarantee.
* Performs other related work as required

Requirements

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

A. Education/Skills
High school graduation or GED.
Graduate from an Accredited Program for Medical Assistants. (Has a diploma from an accredited school preferred).
B. Experience
* Previous private office experience preferred.
* Current CPR certification.
* Knowledge of ICD9, CPT and HCPCS coding and managed care contracts is desirable.