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Req #:8837 Category:PATIENT CARE SUPPORT Division:Community Health Employment Type:Full Time Shift:Day Hours: Compensation Type:Hourly Facility:John Peter Smith Hospital Location:1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX
Description: The Certified Medical Assistant performs various clinical and technical duties and tasks which includes assisting with direct and indirect treatment and care of adults, and geriatric patients. Typical Duties:
Performs basic patient care including EKG and Point of Care testing with consideration for age and developmental stage and needs.
Obtains and documents accurate and complete vital signs and patient chief complaint or concerns.
Assists in preparing and maintaining clinic readiness including but not limited to chart checks, maintaining neat, orderly, and supplied exam rooms and sets up for procedures as indicated.
Documents accurately in medical records, on forms, and in the computer entering appropriate orders, patient charges, and/or other information.
Assists with appointment scheduling, retrieving and documenting voice mail information from patients accurately in the patient’s medical record and forwarding information and records to the appropriate practitioner, nursing staff, and/or manager/director in a timely manner.
Participates in quality improvement activities.
Consistently and appropriately maintains charges for all clinic visits.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
Successful completion of a Medical Assistant training program.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification upon hire and maintained current throughout employment.
Current certification from a national registry as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).
Preferred Education and Experience:
1 year experience practice setting or a hospital based clinic setting.
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including 19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.
Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.