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Medical Assistant San Jacinto

Job Ref: 26939

Talent Area: Nursing Asst. / Medical Asst.

Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group
Baytown, TX 77521

Area/Department: SJ Ortho - Clinic Ops

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Company Profile

Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital, located 35 miles southeast of Houston, is the area's only full-service hospital offering specialized medical care for patients at every stage in life. This 392 licensed bed hospital with 18 operating rooms, and over 1,400 employees, brings Medical Center excellence and quality care close to East Harris and surrounding counties.

Job Summary

Casting Experience Perferred.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES     1.  Provides care to patients visiting the clinic under the direct supervision of a physician or nurse/clinic manager.  2.  Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, w8, and h8), and records information on patients` charts.  3.  Reports observations, conditions and problems of patients to the physician or nurse.  4.  Records care administered according to established procedures.  5.  May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis (if so, phlebotomy certification is required). 6.  Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Assists with maintaining equipment and supplies.  7.  Follows channels of communication with co-workers for effective problem solving.  8.  Functions as a team player within the clinic.  9.  Demonstrates the componets of the ICARE values statement. 10.  Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. 11.  Completes all hospital required and job-related in-services and applies the information as needed. 12.  Performs other duties as assigned.      

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS     High School Diploma or its equivalent is required.      

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS      Minimum of 2 years of clinic/outpatient experience is required      

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED      Current American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification is required. Certified from an accredited program and/or Registered Medical Assistant is preferred.      


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