Primary, Dental, and Behavioral Health

Certified Medical Assistant - Texarkana AR
Department: Medical
City/State: Texarkana, AR
Type: Fulltime
Relocation:
Contact Name:
Contact Email: hr@shrt.net
Date Posted: Apr 27, 2022

1. Requires valid Texas Driver’s License, appropriate driving record and auto liability insurance that meets the minimum required by the State of Texas Statues

2. Certification as Medical Assistant required

3. Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience in Behavioral services preferred

4. Must have reliable transportation

5. Bilingual Preferred (English-Spanish)

6. Mental and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Monitors clients, following protocol as outlined in the standards of care
  • Provides medication adherence education and appropriate interventions to each client as needed
  • Assists medical and nursing staff with all procedures and follows directives
  • Provide COVID- 19 testing and vaccines
  • Screens clients on clinic days, obtaining weight, and vital signs
  • Logs and reports lab results
  • Schedules clients to do routine labs and procedures ordered by physician
  • Reviews and reports panic labs to medical supervisor as received
  • Screens medical related phone calls, assessing client needs
  • Administers vaccinations, TB tests, and injections as ordered
  • Prepares and administers medications as ordered by physician or advanced nurse practitioner
  • Updates and documents accurately in client charts
  • Communicates with Clinic Manager and other staff to ensure quality client care
  • Calls in prescriptions and refills to pharmacy
  • Performs patient follows ups and makes referrals as needed
  • Follows agency protocol when handling biohazardous and infectious materials
  • Orders supplies for clinic as needed
  • Prepares confidential and non-confidential correspondence in a professional style and format
  • Prepares time reports and mileage accurately and on time
  • Complies with all HIPAA requirements
  • Conducts self in a manner consistent with professional standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Certification as Medical Assistant required

HIgh school Diploma or GED

Medical

Dental

Vision

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance

PTO

401K