Medical Assistant Float full-time position-Dallas, Texas

Job posted on: 23 Apr, 2021


Job Description

Medical Assistant- Float

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established and growing multidisciplinary integrated healthcare organization. We have multiple locations in both Texas and Florida with our corporate headquarters in Tampa, FL.

The Medical Assistant greets patients upon entry, performs check in and check out functions, escorts patients to exam room and preps patients to see medical provider (collects vital signs, patient social history, and medication history). The Medical Assistant Float will work at a home based location and travel between clinics in their assigned region as needed.

Under the supervision of a Physician, Mid-Level Provider, and Practice Manager and/or Lead Medical Assistant:
Handles front desk duties; checking patient in and out, verifying insurance for walk-in patients, answering calls
Maintains patients’ accounts and records, word processing, and scheduling of patients
Takes patient histories and vital signs
Prepares patients for examination and/or procedures
Assists the physician and mid-level provider with examinations and treatments
Performs selected diagnostic tests as directed by the physician
Assists physicians and mid-levels during examinations
Collects and prepare laboratory specimens, e.g., urine drug screen samples
Performs basic laboratory tests such as Accucheck (blood sugar)
Sterilizes medical instruments as appropriate
Prepares and administers medications as directed by a physician (IM injections)
Draws blood
Removes sutures
Enters data into patient’s electronic record; scans and indexes documents accurately to patient’s electronic medical records
Arranges for hospital admissions and laboratory services
Keeps clinic cleanly and organized
Performs general delivery service for the practice and runs errands as needed
Assists patients with ambulation, transfer to and from exam table as appropriate
Deposits money as directed by PPOA Policy and Procedures
Checks/empties sharps containers throughout clinic
Performs required medication prior authorization and diagnostic testing prior authorization
BXMO (if applicable)
Follows principles of medical ethics for medical assistant
Prepare patients for radiological procedures and take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety
Performs radiological procedures within the BXMO scope
Performs x-rays as directed by the provider
Gives instructions to patients as instructed by provider

Job Requirements


Able to travel between clinics in assigned region
Reliable transportation
High school diploma or GED certificate
Strong ethical and moral character references
BLS certification
Medical Assistant experience (1+ year preferred)
EMR experience
BXMO State License (if applicable)
Minimum of one year pain management experience preferred
Nursing (Medical) Assistant certifications preferred
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred.
Ability to communicate in a professional manner-- able to counsel/teach customers, train co-workers, and positively contribute to marketing/public relations. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from patients, regulatory agencies, or members of the medical and business community.
Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and EHR management

PPOA celebrates and supports diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. PPOA performs criminal background checks and pre-employment drug screens.

Benefits Information

excellent pay and benefits.
  • Start Date: June 01, 2021
  • Industry/Sector: Medical Assistant
  • Type: Full Time
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  • City: Dallas
  • State: Texas
  • ZIP/Postal Code: 75231