Sep 17, 2021

MEDICAL ASSISTANT SCRIBE

  • Methodist Health System
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Full-time

Job Description

Your Job:

Our Medical Assistant works under the general direction of the physician with the assistance of the clinical coordinator if applicable; reports directly to the office manager. You will provide health care to individuals and families as instructed by the physician; performs routine clinical procedures as directed by the physician; participates in patient education; enters appropriate documentation into patients’ health record; performs all other duties assigned within the scope of your certification.

Your Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited program for medical assistants
  • National/Registered Medical Assistant Certification or obtained certification within 90 DAYS of hire date.
  • Certification must remain current and active through-out employment.
  • Valid CPR certification

Your Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality and will use complete discretion when discussing patient information.
  • Implements patient care under the guidance and direction of the physician, nurse and/or clinical coordinator.
  • May screen patient phone calls to address patient questions and concerns under the direction of the provider.
  • May perform intramuscular, intradermal, or subcutaneous injections when instructed by the physician.
  • Assists physicians in providing care to patients and meeting required metrics in accordance with clinic policies, guidelines and other quality review organizations.
  • Scanning of medical records, health maintenance reports and other items and assigning to medical provider to approve/sign off on.
  • Document all health maintenance, diabetic education and meaningful use measures as needed on each visit.
  • Order required preventative diagnostic services or referrals as indicated by office procedures (mammogram orders, colonoscopy referrals)
  • Obtain medical request authorization for and preventative/meaningful use/quality measures as needed.
  • Update immunizations and offer past due items at each visit.
  • Log on to the servers in the clinic rooms daily.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.