Basic Information

Job Category: Healthcare/Medical

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Date published: 06-Jun-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Medical Assistant

Montgomery Heart and Wellness Center is currently seeking a Medical Assistant to join their team in Houston, Texas 77025. 

Who we are:

The Montgomery Heart & Wellness Center is a state-of-the-art wellness facility complete with all the technology and resources to provide comprehensive medical and wellness care. Having seen many patients suffer the consequences of chronic heart disease, Dr. Baxter Montgomery founded the practice in 2006 with the mission to reverse and prevent life-threatening illness and is a Board-Certified Cardiologist with years of experience in the latest medical practices and nutritional health. Our vision at Montgomery Heart & Wellness (MHW) is to enhance the lives of each of our patients through optimal health and wellness. We will further our vision by innovating new ways in which to improve the health of our patients and customers, replicating the proven methods instituted at our current location and educating more audiences on the principles of health and wellness that serve as the foundation of our practice.

About the role:

Candidates will be expected to perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician and physician assistant. 

Administrative duties may include:
Scheduling appointments 
Maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. 
Clinical duties may include:

Taking and recording vital signs and medical histories,
Preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

What you'll do:
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Schedule appointments for patients.
  • Change dressings on wounds.
  • Greet and log in patients arriving at office or clinic.
  • Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission.
  • Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms.
  • Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.
  • Set up medical laboratory equipment.
  • Keep financial records or perform other bookkeeping duties, such as handling credit or collections or mailing monthly statements to patients.
  • Operate x-ray, electrocardiogram (EKG), or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests.
Our ideal candidate:
Education and experience
  • Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school 
  • State license
Skills and abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Health promotion and maintenance
  • Thoroughness
  • Clinical skills
  • Informing others
  • Medical teamwork
  • Bedside manner
  • Self-development
What We Offer:
  • $29,120.00 to $45,760.00 - Depending on Experience and Skill Set
  • Comprehensive benefits package available including 401k, dental, medical & paid vacations
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