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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - NWTX Canyon Clinic - FT - (20644)

Universal Health Services


Location:
AMARILLO, TX
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
20644
Universal Health Services
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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - NWTX Canyon Clinic - FT - (20644)

Facility Name
Northwest Texas Physician Group
Location
AMARILLO, TX 79106 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Support Staff
Job Description

Northwest Texas Physician Group is a division of the UHS system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.

The Medical Assistant is a non-exempt position responsible for performing a variety of duties depending on whether it is a small clinic, large medical practice, multi-clinic, or a specialty office. The Medical Assistant may be involved in both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. The Medical Assistant provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinical services. The Medical Assistant may be assigned to specific medical specialty department (e.g., pediatrics).

Northwest Texas Physician Network is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

DISCLAIMER
Northwest Texas Physician Network, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent required
  2. Successful completion from an accredited institution with a CMA certification
  3. Type minimum of 20 words per minute
  4. Good communication and interpersonal skills
  5. Computer experience recommended
  6. Healthcare experience desirable
  7. Bi-lingual ability desirable
  8. Previous Experience with Medical Terminology preferred
  9. Must possess current BLS certification upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment
  10. Minimum of one year experience in hospital setting, prefer 2 years

 

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Ability to read and write in English
  2. Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors and others
  3. Ability to remain calm  and composed under stress
  4. Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions
  5. Ability to tolerate low noise levels for prolonged periods
  6. Ability to determine colors
  7. Ability to respond to pages, telephones and other auditory stimulation
  8. Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  9. Ability to function when exposed to infectious organisms, agents and toxic chemicals
  10. Bending and lifting (minimum of 30 lbs), grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing and pulling repeatedly, twisting, squatting and stooping
  11. Utilizes correct technique to prevent needle stick
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