As per his/her accredited medical assistant training program, this role functions in a dual clinical and clerical capacity within the outpatient practice setting. When performing clinical duties, this role functions under the clinical supervision of the provider in physician practice or clinic setting, assisting in the preparation and delivery of ambulatory patient care as directed by the provider(s) and other licensed clinical personnel. Clinical duties are skillfully and consistently performed per established clinical policy and procedure. Clerical duties are performed under the direct supervision of the practice manager or supervisor, including assisting with the overall management of daily patient flow: greeting patients, patient check-in procedures, scheduling appointments and referrals, promptly managing phone calls, and patient check-out procedures. Data entry skills are required of all aspects of this role, as each patient encounter is entered into an electronic medical record (EMR).
Education & Experience
High school degree or GED
Either a graduate of an accredited school of medical assisting or a current national MA certification
Minimum 1-year experience in outpatient pediatric practice/clinic required or equivalent family practice outpatient physician practice experience
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
National certification preferred
Current CPR certification required
Internal Number: 38455
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Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.