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POST DATE 9/19/2017
END DATE 11/28/2017

Methodist Houston, TX

Company
Methodist
Location
Houston, TX
AJE Ref #
579557219
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
33874
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

This position will be at both our Sugar Land and West (Katy) location and will require travel between the two locations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provides care to patients visiting the clinic under the direct supervision of a physician or nurse/clinic manager.

2. Triages patient concerns on-site or via telephone/email consults.

3. Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, w8, and h8), and records information on patients` charts.

4. Reports observations, conditions and problems of patients to the physician or nurse.

5. Records care administered according to established procedures.

6. Obtains and consults results of diagnostic testing with physician. Relays physician instructions regarding care to patients.

7. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis (if so, phlebotomy certification is required).

8. Assists physician with technical/surgical procedures in the room including preparation.

9. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Assists with maintaining equipment and supplies.

10. Follows channels of communication with co-workers for effective problem solving.

11. Serves as the lead Medical Assistant and troubleshoots the concerns of other MAs with direction from Administrator or Physician or Clinic Manager.

12. Maintain relationships within the department and multiple departments, including but not limited to cross-training with scheduling and pre-op.

13. Demonstrates the componets of the ICARE values statement and Service Pride.

14. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.

15. Completes all hospital required and job-related in-services and applies the information as needed. 16. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

5-8 years of experience with highly complex, chronic disease management or 5 years of highly complex experience

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Current American Heart Association CPR certification is required Certified from an accredited program and/or Registered Medical Assistant preferred.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Patient Triaging Cognitive application of sub specialty expertise. Complex disease management
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group - As one of the nation s leading hospitals and academic medical centers Houston Methodist has brought together some of the nation s leading experts in multiple specialties to serve our patients. As part of Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group (HMSPG), these specialists not only provide excellent clinical care, but are on the forefront of research, developing leading-edge technologies and treatments, and teaching the medical pioneers of tomorrow. This combination of clinical service, research and academics ensures patients have access to the latest in treatments and technologies while providing the best in comprehensive patient care. Established as a non-profit corporation and certified by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, HMSPG enables physicians to maintain autonomy with respect to their clinical practice while growing their practice within an academic environment. APPLY.

Overview

At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
Industry
Health Care
Founded:
1919
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Headquarters:
8100 Greenbriar
Houston, TX 77030

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