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Pediatric Medical Assistant: Greenspoint/Sugar Lan

Company: St. Hope Foundation
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: We are seeking a PEDIATRIC MEDICAL ASSISTANT to become a part of our team! You will be responsible for direct patient care and administrative duties for the pediatric care services (birth – 18 years of age).Responsibilities Activities of a Pediatric Medical Assistant will include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Serve as the primary assistant to the pediatrician.
  • Provide services including (but not limited to) measurement of vital signs, height, weight, hearing and vision tests, and spirometry testing.
    • Administers vaccines and oral medication and performs routine laboratory tests.
    • Performs routine procedures as injections, venipunctures and sterile dressing changes as directed by medical personnel
    • Perform medication inventory control checks
      • Perform essential work within Electronic Health Record system and program data entry systems with a high degree of accuracy and completeness
      • Follow-up on client referrals
      • Participate in marketing efforts to promote the pediatric program
      • Knowledgeable of HIPAA and OSHA regulations
        • Communicate in a culturally competent and effective manner to clients/caregivers regarding the services availableQualifications
          • Medical Assistant training or equivalent clinical training
          • Medical Assistant certification through an accredited entity.
          • Medical Assistance experience - 2 years minimum of proven work history.
          • working in pediatrics or family practice setting
          • Good keyboard skills - 35 wpm
          • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and maintain emotional control under stress
          • Detailed oriented and organized
          • Great interpersonal and communication skills
          • Excellent customer service skills
          • Can demonstrate compassion and patient with children and their families.
          • COVID-19 Vaccinated
          • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plusWorking Conditions
            • The position occasionally requires sitting, standing and bending. Occasional very light lifting, up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight may be required
            • Must be willing to travel to Greenspoint and Sugar Land Health CentersEmployment Benefits:
              • Competitive Pay, Paid Time Off Plan, Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision, Life Insurance, 401k (6% Match), Paid Federal Holidays

Keywords: St. Hope Foundation, Houston , Pediatric Medical Assistant: Greenspoint/Sugar Lan, IT / Software / Systems , Houston, Texas

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