Location: Austin, TX

Certified Medical Assistant

Allergy Partners is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant to work in our practice in Austin, TX. Allergy Partners is the nation’s largest single-specialty practice in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

JOB SUMMARY: Primary responsibilities will be to administer allergy injections and other required medications as ordered and as per protocol, perform skin testing and pulmonary function testing, triage patients, refill medications, obtain prior authorizations and any other functions as determined by the practice manager.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• High school degree required
• CMA certificate

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 1 year of experience in medical office clinical setting required
    • Comfortable using email and interacting with internet applications
    • Ability to learn AP required software including Centricity, EMR, and Sure Shot
    • Good communication skills
    • Neat and professional appearance

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Clinical Support

  • Administers appropriate doses of allergy immunotherapy and other shot clinic medications (such as Xolair, Influenza Vaccine, etc) per AP policies and procedures
    • Performs patient education when appropriate and as directed by our physicians
  • Properly notifies physicians/mid-level providers if there are problems or reactions that need to be addressed
    • Monitors patient status after administration of immunotherapy
    • If reactions occur, notifies physician and treats with appropriate medications and vital sign assessment as directed by physician/mid-level provider
    • Completes appropriate documentation in patient’s EMR according to meaningful use standards
    • Logs daily vial refrigerator temperatures and reports any abnormal fluctuations to management
  • Maintains vial management, including but not limited to:
    • Maintains a proper, safe, and clean work environment
    • Maintains patient privacy by assisting them to exam room if needed to give injections
    • Performs all other duties, tasks, and projects as assigned by the clinical coordinator, management, and physicians/mid-level providersOther
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice
  • Cross trains to work at front desk
    • Maintains detailed knowledge of practice management and other computer software as it relates to job functions
    • Attends CPR, OSHA, HIPAA, and OIG training programs as required by the practice
    • Attends all regular office meetings

Code of Conduct

• Employees will at all times respond to patients, co-workers, and visitors in a pleasant, helpful, and professional manner.
• Employees will perform their duties in a manner which demonstrates they have pride in Allergy Partners and respect for all patients and each other
• Employee will engender team spirit by offering to help other team members complete their tasks if needed
• Gossip and other detrimental complaining is unacceptable behavior and will not be tolerated

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Typical Physical Demands

Position requires full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Normal visual acuity is required to be able to visualize a computer screen for vital patient information for long periods of time and to draw up critical and appropriate medication for administration. Normal hearing is required. Involves extensive standing and walking is required. Employee will occasionally be asked to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds. Employee will work under stressful conditions and be exposed to bodily fluids on a regular basis.

Email to apply: kmkurachi@allergypartners.com

Contact Details

Contact : Kelli Kurachi

Email : kmkurachi@allergypartners.com