Odessa has a population of approximately 119,000 people, and is located in Ector county, Texas. In 2014 the city was ranked 3rd fastest growing small city in the U.S. The city is said to be named after Odessa, Ukraine because of their similar landscapes. One of the cities largest employers is the Medical Center Hospital.
Odessa, TX 79761
$15/hour $600/week $2,400/month
ProHealth Staffing is seeking a Medical Assistant (MA)
The Medical Assistant will provide basic patient care need to patients while assisting the healthcare team.
The Medical Assistant (MA) will prepare patients for examination and treatment.
Take patient histories and vital signs.
Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments.
Administer injections and applies dressings as instructed.
Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
Assist physicians in preparing for minor surgeries and exams.
Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments.
Order and maintain clinical and office supplies and equipment.
Maintain patient files, record, and other information.
Compile and condense technical and statistical data for reports and records.
Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested.
Maintain appropriate communication and good interpersonal skills with Supervisors, staff and patients to ensure coordinated efforts and provision of high quality service.
Utilize formal channels of communication to report concerns, personal requests, and patient issues.
Respect patients' rights to privacy and confidentiality.
Maintain an orderly and professional working atmosphere.
Adhere to guidelines concerning working hours and break periods.
Manage time effectively to complete all patient treatments and related activities as assigned.
Maintain equipment in a clean and safe condition at all times.
Perform related clerical duties such as filing and scheduling patients as required.
Demonstrate support to others by offering help.
Knowledge and skills usually acquired through courses imparted by an accredited Medical Assistant (MA) program.
Certification obtained from an accredited Medical Assistant program.
1-2 years of experience in a medical setting is desirable.