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Medical Assistant-Per Diem-Pearland

Company: Mednax
Location: League City
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe Medical Assistant performs both clinical and administrative duties. The Medical Assistant supports patient care by taking medical histories and recording vital signs of patients as well as administrative duties such as requesting and updating patient medical records, filing and preparing correspondence for patients or members of the healthcare team.ResponsibilitiesGreet and escort patient to exam room, gather patient history, measure vital signs and document all information in patient medical chart.Assists physicians in preparing and conducting office procedures.Give instructions to patients as directed by physician, advanced practitioner or nursing staff.Assists with scheduling of tests and treatments.Ensure exam rooms are clean and stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments and prepare sterilization as required.Screens telephone calls for referrals to nurse or physician.Triage and process messages from patients, front office staff, referring physicians and pharmacies to physicians.Maintains patient files, records and other information.Compiles and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records as requested.Maintains patient confidentiality.Communicates effectively and courteously with and demonstrates a caring attitude toward patients and family.Treats all patients and their families with dignity and respect.Follows universal precautions, OSHA standards and HIPAA regulations.Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.Performs other assigned duties as directed.QualificationsEducation Level: Certification from an accredited program for Medical Assistants required.Required: MA Cerification, Registration or HS Diploma,Experience: 1+ years' experience in office based setting preferred.Industry: HealthcareExcellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.Maintain CPR certification.Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.About us:Mednax, Inc. and its affiliated practices operating as Pediatrix - Medical Group (Pediatrix) are one of the nation's leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians have been committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties including obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine, and neonatology are complemented by 18 pediatric subspecialties and a newly expanded area of primary and urgent care clinics. The group's high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.Today through almost 8,000 employees in 38 states, dedicated teams including physicians, advanced practitioners, clinical leaders, business and operational experts work together every day to fulfill our mission to take great care of the patient -. We invite you to join the Pediatrix family and help shape the future of health care.The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the associate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.MEDNAX/PEDIATRIX requires all employees and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they qualify for an approved medical and/or religious exemption.MEDNAX IS AN Equal Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status#MednaxAHC

Keywords: Mednax, League City , Medical Assistant-Per Diem-Pearland, Other , League City, Texas

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