Medical Assistant - SMMC Clinics
Performs essential duties and responsibilities of a medical assistant as well as carrying out all assignments given by the Physician, NP, PA or Lead Nurse. Accountable for all patient care he/she gives during a shift. Must be in good physical and mental health. Responsible for adhering to all Standards of Nursing Care and for promoting teamwork among co-workers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
a.Willingness to work under close supervision.
b.Ability to follow written or verbal instructions effectively.
c.Ability to communicate verbally person to person, write legibly.
d.All nursing care behaviors described in the position summary.
e.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, ICD-9 Manual, and physician orders.
f.Ability to communicate effectively with the public, employees and practitioners.
g.Understanding of arithmetic. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
h.Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
a.Minimum of High School Diploma or GED is desirable.
b.Genuine interest in welfare of the ill.
c.Previous medical assistant experience in an office based practice of 3 to 5 years preferred.
d.Medial Assistant Certification preferred.
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day
St. Mark's Medical Center
One St. Mark's Place
La Grange, TX 78945