Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Family Medicine Associates of Conroe View Company Profile

Family Medicine Associates of Conroe offers comprehensive care from birth through geriatrics. We strive to make the difference in quality family medicine by creating a warm, welcoming, and patient-centered environment. Essential Duties & Responsibilities; Direct Patient Care (included but not limited to): Greet and escort patients to the examining room; make them feel welcome and comfortable. Prepare and assist patients for exams; obtain urine specimens, check vital signs, document symptoms, complaints and medications, prepare for lab tests and procedures, etc. Ensure the patientsxe2x80x99 demographic information is correct and updated. Assist the physician, residents and fellows with exams and procedures. Give injections and/or teach the patient to administer injection when needed. Assist patients with obtaining lab slips and/or referrals, scheduling procedures, prescriptions, etc. Recognize urgent or emergency situations and act appropriately; reorder and replace items used from the crash cart or emergency kit. Accompany patients with emergencies to hospital in a wheelchair or by stretcher; monitor continuously until under the care of hospital nurse; document events in patientsxe2x80x99 medical record. Put charges and diagnoses on chart forms or obtain this from the physician. Instruct the patient to take router copy to check-out. Maintain a safe environment for patients and others. Cooperate and interact with team members and co-workers. Educate patients on health care concerns and problems, office and hospital procedures, medications, testing, surgery, etc. Request and flow medical records. Maintain patient confidentiality. Practice infection control; dispose of contaminated needles, drugs and supplies properly; use good hand washing technique; disinfect patient areas after use and clean exam rooms after patients are seen. Perform phlebotomy. Maintain patient charting, testing and flow sheets. Telephone Triage Duties: Evaluate calls for emergencies and triage appropriately. Document all phone calls in EMR. Schedule: surgeries, admissions, x-rays, lab tests, blood donations and other tests procedures, coordinating surgeries and appointments, if needed. Educate patients on health care concerns and problems, office and hospital procedures, medications, testing and surgery, etc. Answer patient questions. Notify Utilization Review for verification and xe2x80x9cSurgery Notificationxe2x80x9d, CC to Financial Review; pre-certify if necessary; place information into computer for pre-certification process. Send orders with patients to the hospital admitting office. Authorize refills of medications. Phone new prescriptions to pharmacies. Write prescriptions for doctors to sign. Fill out lab slips and send them to the lab. Review and triage all lab work with MD: notify patients of results by phone or mail with appropriate documentation; treat as ordered by MD and instruct patients as needed; file lab slips. Miscellaneous Duties: Prepare charts for the following day. Request charts for daily mail, lab reports and correspondence; document and flow each chart on computer; route completed charts to appropriate departments. Complete all charges and diagnosis on charge slips for office visits and surgeries. Assist MD with phone calls to patients and/or to other physicians. Coordinate and schedule physicianxe2x80x99s appointments and procedures. Clean and restock rooms with supplies and sterile instruments. Clean and maintain nursesxe2x80x99 stations and work areas. Assist in orientation of new personnel. Maintain and rotate stock medications and samples; check for expiration dates prior to dispensing; keep stock away from easy patient access. Perform any additional duties as needed. Assist MD, Division Administrator, Nurse Practitioner/Physicianxe2x80x99s Assistant with any duties deemed necessary for quality patient care. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: 6+ months experience as Medical Assistant 6+ months experience using Athena EMR Education/Certificate/License High School Graduate or GED Graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants CPR certification, BLS certification or ACLS certification; Required Job Type: Full-time Pay: $15.00 – $18.00 per hour Expected hours: 40 per week Benefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid sick time Paid time off Vision insurance Medical specialties: Geriatrics Primary Care Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday No weekends Work setting: Clinic In-person Private practice Experience: Medical Assistant: 1 year (Required) Athena EMR: 1 year (Required) License/Certification: Certified Medical Assistant (Required) BLS Certification (Preferred) ACLS Certification (Preferred) Ability to Commute: Conroe, TX 77304 (Required) Work Location: In person

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