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Patient Care Assistant (MA, EMT) Dermatology/ Full-Time

Company: Christus Health
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for greeting patients on the phone and in the clinic in a warm friendly tone. - Registration and interviewing of patients to obtain accurate demographic and financial information while scheduling appointment. - Other responsibilities may include returning messages, scheduling follow up tests, referrals and prior authorizations. - Assists patients, nurses and providers in patient care in the clinic setting. - Performs vital signs, and obtains history of chief complaint for visit. Performs various Point of Care Testing and documents assuring quality control for each test completed. -


EDUCATION: -High School Graduation or GED required. Successful completion of a nursing assistant, EMT, or medical assistant program of study. Two (2) years of employment at a licensed medical facility in the role of a Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant may be applied in lieu of program of study

CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: -BLS issued through American Heart Association required. - Will be expected to obtain certification as a medical assistant within one (1) year of hire.


  • Outstanding Service Excellence skills to guarantee quality patient care and patient satisfaction
  • Knowledge and skills to obtain vital signs and PHI
  • Strong organizational skills; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others; ability to work independently
  • Asserts initiative on performance improvement opportunities
  • Ability to navigate through computer software by use of a mouse, keyboard or stylus and windows based software.

    EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one year medical experience that includes direct patient contact, preferred.

    -Responsible to: -Clinic Manager

    ENVIRONMENT: Requires knowledge of general safety standards to limit exposure to infectious disease. - Daily contact with infectious diseases and body fluids.
    - Bloodborne pathogens: C

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Bending, stooping, and lifting up to 35 lbs, reaching above head and below knee level. Utilization of proper body mechanics. Long periods of sitting at times. - Keyboard usage with sound ergonomic principles. - Must be flexible in work schedule.

Keywords: Christus Health, Santa Fe , Patient Care Assistant (MA, EMT) Dermatology/ Full-Time, Healthcare , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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