Under the direction of the physician; performs basic patient care duties including, but not limited to, obtaining vital signs, weighing patients and collecting specimens [including phlebotomy (specific to site)]. Cleans and restocks exam rooms. Orders stock supplies from supply department (specific to site). Assists provider(s) in examination and treatment of patients and with procedures. Assists with patient flow through clinic. Accompanies patient to other areas as directed. Answers phone/records phone messages, and assists provider(s) with patient related calls. Documents any information related to patient. Performs routine clerical duties assigned, including but not limited to faxing, filing and the completion of routine forms. Attends/completes required meetings and in-service training and performs other duties as assigned.
Medical Assistant Certification required.
Completion of approved Medical Assistant Program or 6-18 months of documented experience in medical office environment per a physician, of oral and injectable medication administration.
12 Plus months experience, Specific specialty experience may be required for some practices
Oral and injectable medication administration
Basic computer skills
Basic medical equipment and instrumentation
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of common safety hazards and procedures.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.