Assists in the examination, treatment and care of patients. Also, responsible for phones, appointments, obtaining insurance authorizations for test/surgeries, medical record preparation. Associate is also responsible for assisting the supervising physician or nurse as needed; and assisting with surgical procedures and with admitting and screening patients
High School Diploma or equivalent is required
Bilingual (English/Spanish), highly preferred
2 years of experience in a hospital, institution, nursing home or private practice setting which has included direct basic patient care with medical terminology knowledge
Proficient with computer use
Certification from an accredited Medical Assistant program, strongly preferred
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.