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Medical Assistant III

Certified Medical Assistant | Houston, TX | Contract

Job Description
Medical Assistant III
Work Location: Houston, TX

Job Summary/Description
Functions as a member of clinical team performing a supportive role in the delivery of patient care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.
• Effectively participates in planning and preparing for patient visits ensuring appropriate schedules, test results, and clinic specific requirements are available.
• Rooms patients consistent with clinic needs while determining and documenting chief complaint and reason for visit, vital signs, medication list, allergies, smoking history and other information as required by clinic. Keeps patients informed of delays and progress of clinical appointments.
• As required and competency validated, performs appropriate hearing and vision testing, EKG, spirometry, point of care testing, specimen collection, equipment cleaning/reprocessing and other requested procedures.
• Prepares and stocks rooms (daily/weekly) and clinic supplies in advance of clinic visit as well as cleaning rooms appropriately between patients.
• Prepares for and assists with routine and specialty procedures.
• Schedules patients for follow up appointments or referrals and performs routine clerical duties for team and staff to include photocopying, scanning and faxing.
• Performs telephone messaging and in person screening with appropriate follow up.
• Responds to emergency situations.
• Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program required
• Three years of experience in a healthcare setting.
• Must have Front and Back office experience.
• Use and care of standard clinic equipment.
• Basic Life Support (BLS) certified
• Certification (CMA, RMA, CCMA, NCMA) preferred

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.