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Certified Medical Assistant I - Float

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:


The Certified Medical Assistant 1 Float, under the direction of a physician, assists in the delivery of health care for patients. This position performs a wide variety of patient care activities including, but not limited to, maintenance of the clinical record and documentation, administering medications, giving injections, and taking vital signs.


  • Serves as a float pool resource to various clinics within designated, local region.
  • Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Cleans rooms after procedures, cleans and disinfects equipment, restocks supplies.
  • Assists and accompanies patients from waiting room and prepares patients for examination.
  • Interviews patients and records or inputs information to patient's medical record. Collects all medical data in order to facilitate the physician's ability to draw conclusions about the patient's needs. Ensures all charts and forms for the office visit are ready for the provider.
  • Measures, collects and records patient's vital signs (e.g., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and prepares patients for examinations, tests, procedures and x-rays.
  • Performs routine patient testing, acquires and processes electrocardiograms, and collects and processes blood specimens and urine samples.
  • Prepares and administers routine oral, rectal medications, injections and vaccinations excluding controlled substances, as directed by physician. Identifies and reports adverse reactions.
  • Removes sutures and staples and changes sterile and non-sterile dressings, as requested.


    • Able to travel regularly to various clinics within designated, local region and complete duties within scope as assigned.
    • Medical Assistant certification from a program accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the American Medical Technologists.
    • Knowledge of principles of safe and accurate medical administration.
    • Knowledge of the five rights: right patient, right medication, right dose, right route, right time.
    • Able to accurately document patient information in accordance with organizational policies, regulations and procedures. Familiarity with HIPAA regulations.
    • Able to make observations of the general physical condition of the patient and notifies the nurse/healthcare provider of abnormalities.
    • Able to give injections and draw blood.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Excellent bedside manner and ability to make patients feel at ease. Appears friendly, reassuring and approachable to patients.
    • Able to take instructions from a doctor.
    • Familiarity with medical charts and records.
    • High attention to detail.


      Our competitive benefits package includes the following

      • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
      • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

        Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

        • EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
        • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

          - - - - - - -Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

          - - - - - - -Cert Medical Assistant (CMA): Must be CMA from one listed
          Nat Cert Med Asst (NCMA) from NCCT
          Cert Medical Asst (CMA) from AAMA or ARMA
          Cert Cln Med Asst (CCMA) from NHA
          Reg Med Asst (RMA) from AMT, AAMP or AAH
          Nat Reg Cert Med Asst (NRCMA) from NAHP
          Cln Med Asst Cert (CMAC) from AMCA.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Plano , Certified Medical Assistant I - Float, Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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