A Medical Assistant job is now available in San Antonio, TX courtesy of Adecco Medical & Science.
Hours: 8:00 am to 5 pm, Monday - Friday
Dress code: Business Casual
Assignment Type: Temp
-High school graduate or equivalent.
-Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.
-One plus years of experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant.
We are open to accepting resumes of recent graduates of a Medical Assistant Program.
-Phlebotomy experience preferred.
-Current BCLS certification required.
-Certified Medical Assistant.
-Some state regulations may require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant.
-Escorts patients to and from exam rooms, physician offices, and treatment room as appropriate.
-Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, and medication changes.
-Obtains all necessary patient records as required by physician prior to treatment or procedures.
-Prepares and stocks exam/treatment rooms and orders supplies as needed.
-Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.
-Obtains blood specimens from peripheral sites as needed and in accordance with OSHA and universal precautions.
-Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, as delegated by RN or physician.
-Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols.
-Answers patient telephone calls for referral to physician or nurse/pharmacist.
-Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as required or directed by physicians.
-Schedules patient tests, procedures, and hospital admissions, and schedules appointments to follow-up on test results, as applicable. Arranges for pre-authorizations and pre-certifications as needed. Informs physician of patient reschedules and no shows.
-Performs other administrative duties, i.e., typing, filing faxing reception, etc., as requested by supervisor or physician.
-May enter orders under a provider's direction and supervision.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment may occur.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records