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Medical Assistant

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

About Us Baylor Scott &White Health promotes well-being for everyone. They are the largest nonprofit healthcare system in Texas. They empower you to live well. Our Core Values are: We Serve faithfully by doing what's right with a joyful heart. We never settle by constantly striving for better. We are in it together by supporting one another and those we serve. We make an impact by taking initiative and delivering exceptional experience. Benefits Our competitive benefits package empowers you to live well and provides: Eligibility on day 1 for all benefits Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match, up to 5% Debt-free tuition assistance, offering access to many no-cost and low-cost degrees, certificates and more Immediate access to time off benefits At Baylor Scott & White Health, your well-being is our top priority. Visit to learn about all of our programs that supports mind, body and spirit Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level Job Summary As a Medical Assistant, you support doctors by providing patient care and performing delegated medical tasks. You will also maintain records and administer medication and injections, as well as record vital signs. What You'll Do You will help with examining and treating patients under a physician's guidance. You will prepare exam rooms, clean before and after procedures, disinfect equipment, and restock supplies. Talking to patients is important. You help patients to the exam room and get them ready. Collecting data is essential. Patients provide medical history. Information goes in their file. Data used to assist physicians. You will monitor vital signs like pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height. You'll help patients prepare for medical procedures, tests, and x-rays. Your duties involve conducting patient assessments, processing electrocardiograms, and collecting blood and urine samples during testing. What Will Make You Successful In The Role Accurately documenting patient details in line with organizational guidelines. Understanding the rules related to patient privacy and confidentiality (especially HIPPA regulations). The capability to identify and report any signs of physical distress in patients to the healthcare staff. A good grasp of medical terminology. The knack for enhancing patient comfort and ease through approachable and friendly interactions. The ability to proficiently follow instructions from medical professionals. Knowledge about medical records and how to handle them. A keen eye for detail. Belonging Statement We think everyone should feel welcomed, valued, and supported. Our workforce should reflect our communities. Qualifications Completion of high school or equivalent is a must. Candidates should have under a year of hands-on experience in a similar role. (BLS) Basic Life Support. Candidates without certification must be willing to obtain within 30 days of hire. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Plano , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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