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Medical Assistant I Victory Lake Orthopaedic

Company: UTMB Health
Location: League City
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Assistant I Victory Lake Orthopaedic**League City, Texas, United States**Patient CareUTMB HealthRequisition # 2205637REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:High school or equivalent. Registered Medical Assistant or graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program. CPR Certification required.JOB SUMMARY:To provide technical, supportive, age specific and developmentally appropriate patient care functions for assigned clinical area.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Assists with patient flow within assigned outpatient clinic setting.Responds in a timely manner to call-lights. o Provides comfort measures to patient / family.Performs technical and supportive patient care skills, incorporating the patients plan of care and following approved policy and procedure.Obtains vital signs. Appropriately documents chief complaint and reason for visit.Uses aseptic techniques and infection control measures in the performance of duties.Accurately collects excretory specimens, such as urine and feces. o Obtains blood samples by venipuncture.Accurately performs tests, such as basic urine chemistry using chemical strips, guaiac, Ph, blood glucose, UPT, and hemocult.Measures and records intake and output as ordered.Prepares and assists patients undergoing treatments, examinations, and procedures. Recognizes patient care priorities, treatment plan, objectives, and potential crisis.Under direction of physician, provides other treatments and care to patients appropriate to training, as assigned.Recognizes and communicates patient needs and unusual occurrences with patients / families.The MA will refill patient medications as requested, using the guidelines for the prescribing physician/provider in their assigned area and in accordance with the policy C51, Prescription Refill Management for Ambulatory Care Services.Safely and properly administers medications as assigned.Accurately documents / communicates interventions and measurements.Communicates relevant information to appropriate health care provider.Under supervision, completes accurate, concise, and legible documentation on patient clinic record.Assist with medication reconciliation as required.Assists in the maintenance of equipment, supplies, and the environment.Assists in maintaining a clean and safe environment.**Equal Employment Opportunity**UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.Compensation

Keywords: UTMB Health, League City , Medical Assistant I Victory Lake Orthopaedic, Other , League City, Texas

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