Licensed Vocational Nurse licensed with the Board of Nursing for
the State of Texas or Certification as Medical Assistant (CMA)
preferred or have at minimum 2 years' clinic experience or
Ability to read, comprehend and apply governmental rules and
Apply understandings to carry out written and oral
Recognize problems and take reporting action based upon sound
Understand patient and physician dynamics and effectively
communicate with both patients and physicians.--
Must have good working knowledge of computer systems with emphasis
on Word, Excel, billing systems and other programs related to the
position. Ability to operate basic office equipment such as
telephones, computers, fax and copy machines
Ability to deal with staff, physicians, visitors, vendors, patients
and the public in a tactful and pleasant manner
Must work harmoniously in a team setting
Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients,
manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
Standing, walking for extensive periods of time.
Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Pushing and pulling of heavy objects.
Corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
Working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours.
Some exposure to communicable disease or bodily fluids.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Measure patient's weight, blood pressure and pulse and record on
Notify physician of any issues.--
Ensure that proper equipment and supplies are used for tasks to be
performed and that no wasting of supplies takes place.
Enters work order or makes notation on work log specific items
needing repair (follows maintenance checklist).
Assists with stocking and cleaning supply areas. Put away
Verify codes are entered completely on the charge tickets before
releasing to the billing department
Answer patient calls and questions.--
Prepare patient for visit, place in room, make sure x-rays ordered,
make sure charts are complete and all pertinent information is in
order for physician.
Call in medication for patients and chart under the physicians
Schedule surgeries and diagnostic tests as directed by the doctor
and make sure that the paperwork is filled out and given to the
financial specialist in a timely manner.
Performs all other tasks/responsibilities as necessary.