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Medical Assistant - The OB/GYN Group of Austin

Company: Women's Health TEXAS
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWomen's Health Texas: Devoted to women, committed to excellence. Women's Health Texas (WHTX) is the largest single specialty group in Central Texas and one of the fastest growing obstetrics and gynecology groups in the state. When you become a member of the WHTX family, you become part of the Care Connects Us network of dedicated health professionals who truly support each other and are committed to the well-being of the women who entrust WHTX with their care. In the healthcare field in Texas there is no better place to grow in your career, achieve your goals, and attain a higher quality of life.Position:Medical AssistantEmployment: Full-time, Monday- Friday (8:00a- 5:00p)Location: The OB/GYN Group of Austin- 1004 West 32nd St. Suite 100Austin, TX 78705Benefits:Competitive Pay Rates, Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-term and Long-term disability, Life and Accidental insurance, 401K Plan, PTO, Guaranteed Annual Pay Rate increases and Employee Discounts throughout Austin and San Antonio!Medical Assistant Job Summary:Responsible for assisting Physicians with patient care and a variety of pre, intra, and post encounter activities. Meet and exceed patient expectations and adhere to established practices while assuring the best possible care for patients.Medical Assistant Job Responsibilities:

  • Accompany patients to exam/procedure rooms and assist with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam.
  • Manage the daily flow of patients through the office including greeting patients, preparing patients for examination, screening for information, and giving instruction on collection of samples and tests if applicable.
  • Perform and record patient medical history, vitals, symptoms and/or conditions if applicable.
  • Administer screening tests as well as evaluating and recording results if applicable.
  • Assist clinical staff with procedures.
  • Ensures treatment areas are safe, organized, clean, have well-functioning equipment, and supplies are adequate.
  • Prepare treatment room for next exam.
  • Provide information / instructions to patients and their families if applicable.
  • Send / receive patient medical records and information.
    • Obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
    • Process all specimens to send to lab and complete requisitions.
    • Complete forms and requisitions as needed as well as mange patient charts to ensure information is complete.
    • Respond appropriately to emergency codes.
    • Perform quality control and OSHA logs.
    • Adhere to all OSHA guidelines.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.Skills, Education, & Experience for Medical Assistants:
      • High School diploma or GED is required, prefer some college.
      • Women's Health Texas requires all employees to adhere to Covid Vaccine Mandates.
      • Requires 2-3years of Medical Assisting or similar like position in healthcare.
      • Requires knowledge in healthcare or medical specialty, associated medical tasks, and information that is communicated to patients and families.
      • Requires knowledge in an EMR system.
      • Prefer CMA certificate.
      • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal).
      • Bilingual is a plus.Physical/Mental Abilities:
        • Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures, regulations, medical material management.
        • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
        • Ability to handle high patient volume.
        • High attention to detail.
        • Ability to work well in a team environment.
        • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, twist, and swoop. May be required to climb ladders.
        • Must be able to handle difficult situations in a professional manor and maintain confidentiality.
        • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring for patients and families.
        • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. is required.

Keywords: Women's Health TEXAS, Austin , Medical Assistant - The OB/GYN Group of Austin, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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