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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Medical Assistant - Covenant Family Medical Clinic, Plainview in Plainview, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a full time Medical Assistant with Covenant Family Medical Clinic at Covenant Plainview.

Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant (MA II) works under the delegation of a licensed practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing patient care to assigned patients. A Medical Assistant (II) performs all aspects of the Associate Medical Assistant (MA I) role and is fully competent in the clinical needs/functions for assigned clinic/location of work. An Medical Assistant (MA II) is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs all duties and passed competency testing/evaluation as required for an Associate Medical Assistant (MA I).

  • Ability to perform all front and back office skills as appropriate to role and certification. (ex: vital signs, set up/assist with minor procedures, EKG, blood pressure, point of care testing, patient authorizations, scheduling, etc.)

  • Performs increasingly advanced procedures with validated competencies.

  • Provides accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all procedures performed in the patient's medical record.

  • Follows correct procedures for handling and disposing of bio hazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste.

  • According to organizational standards, prepare, clean and sterilize, and/or reprocess, instruments (autoclaving) and maintain equipment with validated competencies.

  • Anticipate and proactively plan for practitioner and patient needs.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to education and sharing of knowledge. Assists in orientation of new team members and serves as a role model of best practices to others.

  • Provides open and timely communication and information to patients, families, and practitioners (as appropriate).

  • Consistently meet skill based competency expectations established for the organization.

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization and serve as an ambassador for the organization when interfacing with anyone outside the organization.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Coursework/Training - Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants and certificate

Experience:

  • 6 months Healthcare experience

  • 6 months Medical Assistant experience

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Required upon hire and maintained (AK, MT, OR, TX, NM): National certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant

  • Required upon hire: Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:Covenant Medical Center - CMCCovenant Children’sCovenant SpecialtyCovenant Plainview - PLVCovenant Levelland - LVLTrustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)Covenant Medical Group (CMG)Covenant Health PartnersHospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Medical Assistant

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