Medical Assistant

University of North Texas at Dallas

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Posting Title Medical Assistant
Department HSC-HSC Health Family Med-Gen-345400
Job Location Fort Worth
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible
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Salary Information Commensurate with experience
Department Summary HSC Health is the academic clinical practice of the Health Science Center. Focused on improving health outcomes to build a healthier community,HSC Health primary and multispecialty care clinics are located on theHSCcampus as well as an off-site obstetrics and gynecology location in the Fort Worth medical district. Our care teams extend to local hospitals, surgery centers, long-term and continuing care centers, and mobile and in-home care. HSC Health’s interprofessional teams work collaboratively to achieve an optimized treatment plan tailored to the individual patient. Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, specialized technicians, and nurses work together while intentionally integrating healthcare students, residents, and fellows to deliver care to our community.
Position Overview HSC Health Family Medicine is seeking a compassionate Medical Assistant to join our dynamic team of healthcare providers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. This role requires a candidate with strong organizational skills, a diverse set of interests and skill set, and strong interpersonal communication abilities. Candidate must exhibit compassion, understanding, the ability to work well in teams, and the ability to function in a fast-paced environment is critical for this position.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Completion of accredited Medical Assistant Program
  • Six (6) months of customer service experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Clinical/Professional Knowledge & Skills – Demonstrates basic skills and knowledge of the job; maintains and enhances clinical skills and knowledge on a regular basis; keeps up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.
  • Team Skills – Seeks opportunities to accept ideas and help from co-workers to accomplish work goals; ensures smooth transition of important Patient care information from one caregiver or department to another; is willing to share credit; appreciates differences in personalities; shows empathy; has a sense of humor and is willing to laugh at self.
  • Accuracy/Attention to Detail – Consistently produces thorough and timely work; is very attentive to details; asks questions to accurately document Patient information and update records; shows concern for every aspect of the job; ensures excellent communication and follow-up.
  • Respect for Standard – Understands and respects the need for structured guidelines and protocols, but is willing to ask for clarification if something doesn’t make sense and could cause harm to a Patient or result in less than an excellent level of care; demonstrates compliance with required standards.
  • Customer Focus – Continually searches for ways to provide value-added solutions to customers; understands and anticipates customer’s needs and keeps customer’s needs in mind when making decisions; takes responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty; solicits customer feedback to ensure satisfaction with product, service and/or relationship; uses patient’s name and respects needs of different age groups
Preferred Qualifications Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program required, three (3) years related experience in ambulatory care, NextGen experience, Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Required License / Registration / Certification Medical Assistant Certification, and CPR (BLS) certification.
Work Schedule M-F 8am to 5pm
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position
EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Medical Assistant
Physical Requirements Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Carrying, Cleaning, Crawling, Kneeling, Ability to communicate, Lifting up to 25 pounds

Job Duties

o Measure patient vital signs as standard of care. Perform procedures, injections, and administer vaccines as ordered by the provider. All care documented in the electronic health record.
o Optimize patient scheduling by managing patient flow and providing access to care. Following standard Department workflows.
o Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. Clean and sterilize instruments, and properly dispose of contaminated or expired medical supplies.
o Perform and process routine laboratory tests and sample analyses as ordered by provider.
o Thoroughly complete provider orders, referrals, and insurance authorizations to ensure timely delivery of care and provide patient with educational material.
o Deliver culturally competent care that respects each patient’s individual beliefs.

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Posting Number S6856P
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