Medical Assistant/Patient Service Representative – Orthopedics Clinic

Methodist Health System
Published
November 24, 2022
Location
Dallas, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

**Hours of Work :**

40 hours a week

**Days Of Week :**

Monday through Friday

**Work Shift :**

**Job Description :**

Your Job:

The Medical Assistant works under the general direction of the Physician or Nurse. You will provide healthcare to individuals and families as instructed by the physician. The MA will perform routine clinical process as directed by the physician you will also participate in patient education, enter appropriate documentation into patient charts and perform other duties assigned within the scope of your licensure.

Your Job Requirements:

• Graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants.

• 2+ years of professional medical assisting in a practice setting is preferred.

• National/Registered Medical Assistant Certification or obtained certification within 90 days of hire date.

• Valid CPR certification.

• Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

• Extensive standing and walking; frequent exposure to potentially infectious agents, communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a physician's office; requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

Your Job Responsibilities:

• Maintains strict patient confidentiality, and will use complete discretion when discussing patient information.

• Implement patient care under the guidance and direction of the all physicians, ma's and/or. Office Manager(s).

• May screen phone calls during triage under the supervision of a physician. Will function as a patient screener only, and will not make medical decisions during the triage process. Any triage phone call or face-to-face triage situation requiring a medical decision will be immediately referred to a physician.

• May perform intramuscular, intradermal of subcutaneous injections with complete documentation.

• Assists physicians and/or MA's in providing nursing care to patients in accordance with clinic policies and procedures.

• Takes patient history and vitals.

• On a monthly bases check for expired medication, keeping appropriate documentation and disposal.

• Responsible for unpacking and maintaining medical supplies and vaccines and keeping supply closet organized.

• Assist in Rx refills via Fax, E-Rx or phone calls and updating in the patient medication module.

• Demonstrates an extensive working knowledge and practice of infection control procedures.

• Cleans and disinfects all instruments and maintain QA reports for the autoclave.

• Other job duties as assigned.

**Methodist Medical Group** is the North Texas physician organization affiliated with Methodist Health System. Established to meet the healthcare needs of North Texas communities, our fast-growing network of providers includes more than 50 healthcare clinics, two concierge medicine clinics, an urgent care clinic, and a virtual care platform known as MethodistNOW. Methodist Medical Group employees enjoy not only competitive salaries but also the outstanding benefits package of Methodist Health System, which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; a matched retirement plan; an employee wellness program; and more. The opportunities for career growth are equally generous. Our affiliation means being part of an award-winning workplace:

+ A Best Place to Work 15 years straight by the _Dallas Business Journal_

+ 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare nine years in a row by _Becker's Hospital Review_

+ Magnet® designations for Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers

+ One of three 2019 Top Healthcare Diversity Organizations in the U.S.

+ Military Friendly Employer, Silver Designation

Our Care Commitments

+ Take Care of Patients

+ Take Care of Each Other

+ Take Care of Ourselves

+ Take Care of Methodist

**Methodist Health System**

is a highly revered, leading nonprofit healthcare organization in Dallas, Texas. Named one of the fastest-growing health systems in America by _Modern Healthcare_ , Methodist includes 13 hospitals, either through ownership or affiliation. Our wholly owned and full-service hospitals include Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, Methodist Midlothian, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers; Methodist Richardson - Campus for Continuing Care; and, our newest, Methodist Southlake Medical Center. Our affiliated physician organization is Methodist Medical Group, which includes more than 50 healthcare clinics, two concierge medicine clinics, an urgent care clinic, and a virtual care platform known as MethodistNOW. At Methodist, we strive to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve - one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we've earned:

+ Magnet® designations for Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson

+ 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by _Becker's Hospital Review_

+ Named on _Forbes_ ' list of America's Best Employers for Diversity, 2022

+ Military Friendly® Employer, Silver Designation

+ One of three Top Healthcare Diversity Organizations in the U.S., 2019

+ Ranked No. 2 on DiversityInc's List of Top Hospitals and Health Systems in America, 2018

Our Care Commitments

+ Take Care of Patients

+ Take Care of Each Other

+ Take Care of Ourselves

+ Take Care of Methodist

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Methodist Health System (MHS) to select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. It has been, and will continue to be, the policy of MHS to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, marital status, genetic information or ancestry. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, an employee's compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, training, development, transfer all other privileges of employment. MHS is committed to maintain a working environment free of intimidation, workplace discrimination and harassment. Retaliation or attempted retaliatory behavior that occurs as a result of an employee's exercise of their rights under this policy or any other statutorily protected right is strictly prohibited and will be grounds for disciplinary action.

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