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Medical Assistant

Medical Admininstrative Support | San Antonio, TX | Contract

Job Description
Medical Assistant
Work Location: San Antonio, TX

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Escorts patients to and from exam rooms, physician offices, and treatment room as appropriate.
• Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, and medication changes.
• Obtains all necessary patient records as required by physician and verifies presence of consent prior to treatment or procedures.
• Prepares and stocks exam/treatment rooms and orders supplies as needed.
• Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.
• Assists with delegated patient education including but not limited to distributing education literature, etc.
• Obtains blood specimens from peripheral sites as needed and in accordance with OSHA and universal precautions.
• Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, including but not limited to, hormones and biological growth factors.
• Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols.
• Processes instruments and equipment as needed.
• Answers patient telephone calls for referral to physician or nurse/pharmacist.
• Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as directed by physicians and RN.
• Schedules patient tests, procedures and hospital admissions and schedules appointments to follow-up on receipt of test results, as applicable.
• Assists with select pre-authorizations and pre-certifications as needed. Informs physician of patient reschedules and no shows.
• Obtains new patient records and previous test results, x-rays, scans, etc.
• Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician.
• Maintains indigent drug program and sample drug program as assigned.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• High school graduate or equivalent.
• Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.
• Entry level position with 0-3 years’ experience.
• Phlebotomy experience preferred.
• Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) certification required.
• Certified Medical Assistant required.
• Required to lift and assist patients as requested.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.