HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Medical Assistant in Dallas, Texas
_GENERAL SUMMARY_: Responsible for direct patient care and the assisting of the physician or mid-level practitioner.
_PRINCIPLE JOB FUNCTIONS_: * Scheduling and canceling patient appointments * Checking-in and checking-out patients * Entering charges and payments * Answering the telephone * Verifying patient insurance and demographics * Collection of co-payments/coinsurance and personal balances * Performs selected administrative duties and assists nursing staff. * May collect patient specimens. * Takes patient histories and vital signs. * Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments. * Gives injections, and applies casts, splints, and dressings, as applicable. * Prepares and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization. * Assists physician in preparing for minor surgeries and physicals. * Perform other duties as required. * Must read, understand, and adhere to all Physician Services policies and procedures. * Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct and Mission and Value Statement.__
_QUALIFICATIONS_: * Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in giving patient care. * Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures. * Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. * Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications as directed. * Skill in taking vital signs and maintaining records and recording test results. * Ability to maintain quality control standards. * Ability to interpret and apply guidelines and procedures. * Ability to communicate clearly. * Current CPR and SAMA certification or attainment during orientation. * Strong communication skills in both oral and written format recommended.
Title: Certified Medical Assistant
Location: Texas-Dallas-Green Oaks Behavioral Healthcare Service - Dallas
Requisition ID: 07126-82032