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Medical Assistant-Pulmonary Sugarland

Job Ref: 27916

Talent Area: Nursing Asst. / Medical Asst.

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Area/Department: SL Pulmonary Ops 2

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Company Profile

Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.

Job Summary

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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