Medical Assistant, Mobile

Harris County
Full Time TX 2223 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027, United States
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Overview

Harris County Public Health has earned the 2023 Best Place for Working Parents Business Designation.

About Harris County Public Health:
Harris County Public Health (HCPH) includes a network of more than 700 public health professionals working together to improve health outcomes for the third most populous county in the United States. HCPH provides a multitude of services such as medical and dental services, community programming, and health education for the approximately 2.3 million people in unincorporated Harris County. Through its core values of innovation, engagement, and health equity, HCPH strives to bring meaningful solutions to public health issues while keeping Harris County healthy and vibrant.
Position Overview:
The Clinical Health Services (CHS) Mobile Medical Assistant will support clinical services provided to patients by ensuring quality patient care is provided through Family Planning Service programs. Under the clinical guidance/oversight of the CHS Advanced Practice Provider, the CHS Medical Assistant will be responsible for performing clinical tasks in a mobile clinic unit in accordance with all Harris County Public Health policies and procedures as delegated by the CHS Advanced Practice Provider.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist with patient appointments by performing phlebotomy (including capillary and venous draws), urine collection, pregnancy tests, lead testing, vital signs, & gathering patient histories.
  • Perform direct care in the Mobile Unit Clinic in a community setting, location to vary throughout the year.
  • Prepare and label all patient specimens for transport to appropriate laboratories.
  • Provide in-room support for all clinical staff during the clinic visits as needed, including assisting the provider during procedures.
  • Maintain laboratory and exam rooms in a neat, clean, and orderly manner in accordance with infection control policies, and complete monthly inventory.
  • Assist in performing data entry and electronic data processing by using the HCPH electronic medical record system (Epic), Microsoft Excel, and any other related programs/sites.
  • Stock the exam rooms with medical supplies necessary for client screening. Maintains inventory and rotates dated stock to prevent loss, orders appropriately.
  • Perform quality assurance on all needed medical equipment and supplies.
  • Remove barriers and create innovative solutions to connect patients with our services.
  • Prepare and sets up patient waiting/reception area before clinic sessions. Return all equipment to the proper storage area after clinic session ends. Perform clinic front office duties; scheduling, answering phone, and checking patients in/out as needed.


Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email

Requirements

Education:
  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant program
Licensure/Certifications:
  • Certified Medical Assistant in state of Texas
  • CPR certification
  • Valid TX Driver's License
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and foster teamwork in a diverse environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information.
  • Ability to work well with teammates.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Core Competencies:Organizational Leadership
  • Understands the organizational mission
  • Understands ethics and public good; is concerned with public trust
  • Demonstrates respect for the opinions and beliefs of others
Collaboration
  • Contributes to an inclusive workplace where equity, diversity, inclusion, and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission
  • Demonstrates a sense of responsibility for the success of the group
  • Collaborates with others to improve quality and address needs
Innovation
  • Ability to adapt to change
Interpersonal Abilities/Personal Characteristics
  • Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect
  • Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner
  • Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses
  • Uses sound judgment
  • Self-motivated
  • Organizes and maintains work environment to allow for maximum productivity
Communication
  • Communicates clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing


NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.
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