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Title: Medical Assistant
Cook Children's Physician Network
The power to change the life of every child in our region–that's what the integration of nearly 300 physicians with thousands of other caring employees brings to North Texas.
Our award-winning medical center with Magnet designation provides state-of-the-art technology to more than 30 specialties and subspecialties. We care for patients from a huge referral area, recording more than one million patient encounters a year through our medical center, neighborhood clinics, primary care offices, specialty clinics and outpatient settings.
The network includes primary care physicians and/or pediatric specialists with offices in Tarrant, Denton, Parker, Johnson and Hood counties. Through the network, Cook Children's has established physician offices in several medically underserved, predominately low-income neighborhoods. The network also has increased access to pediatric specialty care through outreach clinics in many communities in North and West Texas.
Each thought and decision of our employees is guided by the to improve the health of every child in our region. It's that passion for serving children and their families that empowers all of us who work for Cook Children's.
We welcome you to explore opportunities to become part of our network, and part of the Promise.
Education and Experience:
As per his/her accredited medical assistant training program, this role functions in a dual clinical and clerical capacity within the outpatient practice setting. When performing clinical duties, this role functions under the clinical supervision of the provider in physician practice or clinic setting, assisting in the preparation and delivery of ambulatory patient care as directed by the provider(s) and other licensed clinical personnel. Clinical duties are skillfully and consistently performed per established clinical policy and procedure. Clerical duties are performed under the direct supervision of the practice manager or supervisor, including assisting with the overall management of daily patient flow: greeting patients, patient check-in procedures, scheduling appointments and referrals, promptly managing phone calls, and patient check-out procedures. Data entry skills are required of all aspects of this role, as each patient encounter is entered into an electronic medical record (EMR).
***This position is located in Arlington, Texas***
Why join Cook Children's Physician Network?
Cook Children's Physician Network (CCPN) attracts and retains highly skilled physicians from around the United States and the world.
The management philosophy and organizational culture allow physicians to focus on patient care, while expanding their medical knowledge.
Cook Children's Physician Network is unique because it is Promise driven, financially sound and one of the largest pediatric networks in the country.