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Certified MOA - Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic

Company: UT Southwestern
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCertified Medical Office Assistant Multi-Disciplinary Pain Clinic

Why UT Southwestern?
With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care and resources for our valued patients and employees. Ranked as the #1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth for the seventh consecutive year, we invite you to continue your healthcare career with us at UT Southwestern. You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles.
****Candidates with previous clinic/ambulatory/outpatient experience highly preferred****

Job Summary
Join UT Southwestern as an Ambulatory Certified Medical Office Assistant (CMOA) within our Multi-Disciplinary Pain Clinic and help with our commitment to deliver compassionate care and all-around excellence. As a CMOA, you will support the Heart and Multi-Disciplinary Pain Clinic by providing excellent patient education for the patient and their families, rooming patients and obtaining vitals and supporting the clinic administratively as well.
At UT Southwestern, the possibilities to advance your career are limitless. We would love the opportunity to have you join the UT Southwestern Multi-Disciplinary Pain Clinic!

Experience and Education
High school diploma or equivalent and Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through a course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) is required.

Completion of Medical Assistant training in an approved program, or one (1) year experience patient care in a physician office practice. Medical Assistant certification and maintenance of current certified status obtained through one of the following:
· The American Association of Medical Assistants
· The American Medical Technologists Association
· The National Association for Health Professionals
· The National Center for Competency Testing
· The National Health career Association or American Allied Health.
Job Duties
· 1. Takes, records, and reports patient vital signs using medical equipment; performs procedures of low complexity such as visual acuity, development and/or musculoskeletal screening, POC testing, phlebotomy, EKG testing, and other approved clinic specific diagnostic testing.
· Escorts or transports patients to exam rooms or treatment rooms, or other areas as directed.
· Documents completion of patient care tasks in medical records, and reinforces education provided by the physician or nurse seeking assistance from the nurse or physician as appropriate.
· Confirms appropriate patient consent and authorization forms are signed for research and/or medical treatment.
· Assists in care of patients by preparing exam rooms for patient care, facilitating use of diagnostic equipment, and ensuring availability of needed patient information, such as results of diagnostic exams and medical records.
· Assumes responsibility for weekly autoclave temperature monitoring, POC testing QA, and monthly audit report on compliance as directed by clinic management.
· Serves as preceptor and resource for newly-hired medical assistants and medical assistant externs, actively participating in their integration into the department.
· May perform a variety of administrative/clerical duties, scheduling patient appointments, precertifying procedures, answering patient phones by collecting data to forward to the nurse for triage as directed.
· Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning. Maintains adequate stock of supplies as required for work area.
· May function as a clinic safety officer, verifying each employee's knowledge of fire safety and the evacuation plan for the work area as directed.
· Maintains current customer service, clinical, and technical skills by attending training programs and procedures. Participates in annual skills competency review.
· May provide occasional working supervision to non-licensed medical and/or clerical office support personnel for clerical functions or other non-clinical activities.
· Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
· **Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers, visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/employees/hr-resources/
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
"UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status."

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