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Medical Assistant

Permian Premier Health Services Careers

Medical Assistant

  • Port Arthur, TX 77640
  • Full Time
    Employee
  • 11/15/2017
  • Healthcare Services
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Under the General Direction of the Practice Administrator and the General Supervision of the Practice Manager, the Medical Assistant will perform medical assisting duties within the legal (including federal and state statutes, regulations, opinions, and rulings) and ethical boundaries.  The Medical Assistant may be responsible for, but is not limited to, taking and recording patient vitals, draw blood or other samples, assist physician during examination and treatment of patient, maintaining and documenting of patient chart with current information on patient's condition, care provided, and follow-up prescribed by the physician/provider.  Coordinates processing and care provided to patients examined by the Physician in performing or arranging for any lab or other diagnostic/clinical tests or treatments needed during examination.  Functions as a healthcare advocate and performs routine administrative processes for scheduling and coordinating hospital admissions or procedures, specialty and procedural referrals, and in-office procedure activities to support clinic operations.  Assists with other administrative duties such as answer phones, make appointments, obtain insurance authorizations, collect patient co-pays and deductible, submit charges with accurate Billing & Coding and other duties as assigned by the Physician and/or the Practice Administrator.  

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

1.      High school Graduate / GED

2.      Graduate of a medical assistant program

3.      One year previous Physician Office experience preferred.

4.      Current CPR

5.      Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) license highly preferred

5.      Must have working knowledge of medical terminology.

6.      Requires excellent communication skills to relate to physicians, patients, outside organizations/people, and other office staff. 

7.      Knowledge of medical supplies, ordering procedures, inventory and clerical skills is helpful.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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About Us

Permian Premier Health Services offers a wide range of health care services with over 25 practices located in Odessa, San Antonio and Port Arthur featuring more than 25 medical specialties. The network of primary and specialty care physicians are committed to providing high quality patient care to adolescents, adults and seniors. Our expert physicians and staff are dedicated to taking care of and making a difference in the lives our patients and our communities.

Job Information

  • Company: IASIS Healthcare
  • Job Category: Medical/Health
  • Career Level: Entry Level
  • Reference Code: 1701114
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