HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Assistant / MA in Dallas, Texas

Medical Assistant Medical City Green Oaks Hospital Full Time M-F 7:45a - 4:15p

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for direct patient care and the assisting of the physician or mid-level practitioner.

JOB FUNCTIONS: •Performs selected administrative duties and assists Providers. •May collect patient specimens. •Takes patient histories and vital signs. •Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments. •Gives injections, and applies casts, splints, and dressings, as applicable. •Prepares and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization. •Assists physician in preparing for minor surgeries and physicals. •Perform other duties as required. •Must read, understand, and adhere to all Physician Services policies and procedures. •Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct and Mission and Value Statement.

QUALIFICATIONS: -Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA) certification or attainment during orientation. -Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in giving patient care. -Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures. -Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. -Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications as directed. -Skill in taking vital signs. -Skill in maintain records and recording test results. -Ability to maintain quality control standards. -Ability to interpret and apply guidelines and procedures. -Strong communication skills in both oral and written.

FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY: Essential function of the job includes: Extended walking and standing daily, frequently carrying up to 40 lbs., ability to grasp, requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range, full range of motion to include restraining patients to protect them from harm to themselves or others; some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids, hand-eye coordination, manual and finger dexterity. OSHA BLOOD BORNE CATEGORY I.

About Medical City Green Oaks Hospital: Medical City Green Oaks Hospitalis a psychiatric and chemical dependency hospital providing service to adolescents, adults and seniors. In addition to psychiatric emergency services and our signature WorkReturns℠ program, Medical City Green Oaks Hospital offers intensive outpatient and day programs, as well as inpatient treatment programs for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder, Schizophrenia, Addictions/Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Medication Stabilization, Suicidal and Homicidal Clients and Self-Injurious Behaviors.

Since 1983, Green Oaks Hospital has held the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare and ranked in the top 5% nationally of all behavioral health hospitals for patient satisfaction. We have also been recognized as the most progressive, effective, and innovative psychiatric system, by delivering services and providing community outreach and education, with the focus on the most efficient, cost-effective, quality patient care as the driving force behind all of our endeavors. Green Oaks strives to promote dignity, holding compassion and respect for patients and their families, as the absolute standard.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Medical Assistant / MA

Location: Texas-Dallas-Medical City Green Oaks Hospital

Requisition ID: 07126-103610