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Medical Assistant

At Urology Austin, our mission is committed to improving the lives of patients and their families through compassionate, quality, and ethical care.

In choosing a career with Urology Austin, you are choosing to improve the lives of patients and their families through a collaborative team-driven approach in an innovative, quality-driven, community-based setting. Better Medicine. Better Care.

Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to, under direct supervision, maintain efficient patient flow, assist with patient care and performs tasks assigned by physicians and nurses. 

​Responsibilities and Duties:​

  • Escorts patients to the exam room or treatment room as appropriate.
  • Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, allergies, and medication list.
  • Obtains all necessary patient records as required by physician.
  • Assures appropriate consent has been obtained prior to treatment or procedures.
  • Conducts patient assessments and obtains pertinent medical information for referral to the physician and/or nurse.
  • Directs patients from the exam room to the next appropriate station, i.e., treatment room or appointment desk.
  • Prepares and stocks exam rooms, orders such supplies as needed and maintains/controls drug samples.
  • Assists physicians/nurses with exams and procedures as requested.
  • Performs lab procedures and processing of lab specimens as needed. Files all labs and outside reports accurately and as needed.
  • Obtains blood specimens from peripheral sites as needed and in accordance with OSHA and universal precautions.
  • Maintains all exam room disinfection protocols.
  • Perform phlebotomy, including venipuncture and capillary puncture.
  • Triages incoming patient telephone calls for referral to nurse or physician.
  • Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as required or directed by physicians and/or nurses.
  • Practice Standard Precautions, including hand washing and disposal of biohazardous materials.
  • Obtains new patient records and previous test results, x-rays, scans, etc.
  • Maintains a clean work environment and restocks the supply area as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills​:

  • Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for medical assistants preferred.
  • Minimum of one year experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant in a hospital or clinic setting preferred.
  • Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA) preferred.
  • Phlebotomy experience required.
  • Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in giving patient care.
  • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
  • Skill in taking vital signs.
  • Skill in maintaining records and recording test results.
  • Displays excellent verbal and written communication skills
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