Northwest Texas Physician Group is a division of the UHS system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
The Medical Assistant is a nonexempt position responsible for performing a variety of duties depending on whether it is a small clinic, large medical practice, multi-clinic, or a specialty office. Implements and notes response to an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing assigned components of the Nursing Process, Clinical Skills, and Patient Education. Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and employees. Will report risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions. Will comply with appropriate and approved standards. Provides clerical support, coordinates unit needs and other duties as directed by Supervisor. Maintains professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriate resources, as needed. Assists to provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and employees. Applies appropriate policies and procedures for the following: registration of patients by obtaining demographic and financial information with explanation and collection of payment obligations; order entry and processing; provision of clerical support for the team; schedule patient appointments and coordinate as need with various department; assists the licensed nursing staff with implementation of appropriate plan of care and performs duties as delegated; cross-train to other job duties as deemed appropriate by Supervisor; accepts additional duties as assigned and implements and notes response to an age appropriate plan of care. The CMA will report risks to patient safety to Supervisor and implement the appropriate precautions. The CMA will comply with appropriate and approved standards.
Northwest Texas Physician Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
DISCLAIMER Northwest Texas Physician Group, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.