|Location:||San Antonio, TX|
|Location:||Victory Medical Center - Southcross|
The Medical Assistant is responsible for delivering a basic level of care to patients to support the overall delivery of patient care. Assists with clerical and administrative aspects of the unit as needed. Works under the supervision of a licensed staff member using established protocol.
•· Knowledgeable of the individualized care plan of the patient and follows correct protocols.
•· Measure and reports vital signs; performs phlebotomy as needed
•· Measures and records intake and output
•· Attends to individual needs of patient which include but are not limited to bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, ambulation, incontinent care, and communication
•· Answers and responds to patient calls promptly; may be required to transport patient
•· Observes patients for changes in condition or behavior and promptly reports to Charge nurse or patient's nurse
•· Orientates patient's family members as needed and responds to appropriate inquiries by patient's family or designated representative.
•· Maintains privacy of the patient.
When applicable, this position may include the following:
•· Must be knowledgeable about patient's rights.
•· Minimum Education required: High School Graduate
Minimum Experience: 1-3 years of experience in medical/surgical setting. Certification as a Medical Assistant is preferred.
- Skills: Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc), effective oral and written communication skills, work in a team setting; work with frequent interruptions, and manage stressful situations.
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