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Company: HeartPlace
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:


HeartPlace - USHV has an excellent full time employment opportunity, with benefits, for an experienced Electrophysiologist Medical Assistant for the HeartPlace Plano EP practice. Prior recent cardiology experience would be required. Experience with pacemakers would be preferred.

General Summary

Performs selected nursing and administrative/clerical duties that assist in the management of our patient's care.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provides excellent customer service and the highest quality patient care.

2. Assists patient to exam rooms.

3. Takes patient vital signs (blood pressure, heart rate, weight, etc.)

4. Verifies and inputs patient medications into EMR. Making changes and additions as

needed to the medication list.

5. Responsible for EKG, rhythm strip, and signal average EKG hook-ups and printouts. (Proficiency Required)

6. Assists physicians with patient exams as needed.

7. Responsible for Holter monitor hook-ups and removals, event recorders and Loop recorders. (Proficiency Required)

8. Maintains cleanliness and supplies in patient exam rooms.

9. Takes pharmacy phone calls, reviews charts, and calls in prescription refills.

10. Monitors pharmacy samples, removing from stock as expired.

11. Receives and returns phone calls from patients and other external sources. Receives

and returns portal messages in the EMR.

12. Pulls patient charts when necessary.

13. Uses the computer for patient inquiry and scheduling.

14. Follows all OSHA and other safety guidelines.

15. Maintains current CPR and Medical Assistant certification.

16. At all times protects the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI) of patients per HIPAA regulations; does not normally have business need for seeing PHI of employees.

17. Actively demonstrates teamwork at all times.

18. Performs other duties as required.

19. May also be responsible for insurance pre-certification, prior authorization,

procedure/surgery scheduling and coordinating transfers and admissions.

20. Works onsite within the clinic during scheduled hours. Regular attendance is an

essential part of this role.

21. May be required to move between locations as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. High school diploma or equivalent.

2. Graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants.

3. Medical Assistant certification required or must obtain within 90 days of hire date.

4. Ability to responsibly ascertain detailed and important information provided by patients and accurately relays such information to physician in the scope of assistance of care, and records such information in the patient's chart and/or EMR.

5. Responsible for calling in prescription information to pharmacies and provide detailed drug information to patients.

6. Maintains current BCLS certification.

7. 2+ years medical assistant experience, preferably at a cardiology practice.

8. Fluently speak, read, and write English.

9. Understanding of OSHA requirements in a clinical setting

10. Understanding of HIPAA requirements.

11. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

12. Ability to meet physical demands of the job which include, but are not limited to: standing, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, transporting supplies or equipment, walking for extended periods of time, and occasionally lifting and carrying items which may weigh up to 50 pounds.

13. Vision and hearing must be within or correctable to within normal ranges.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

We do not require COVID vaccination, but do encourage it.

Keywords: HeartPlace, Dallas , MEDICAL ASSISTANT-EP PLANO HCA, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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