St. Joseph Health Medical Assistant in Lubbock, Texas

Medical Assistant

New

Covenant Health System

Requisition # R266580

Job Summary: Assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs selected nursing and administrative duties.

  2. Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Takes patient histories and vital signs.

  3. Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments.

  4. Gives injections, and applies casts, splints, and dressings.

  5. Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilizations.

  6. Assists physicians in preparing for minor surgery, physicals.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or GED

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Graduate from an accredited program for Medical Assistants.

Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants.

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC

Covenant Children’s

Covenant Specialty

Covenant Plainview - PLV

Covenant Levelland - LVL

Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)

Covenant Medical Group (CMG)

Covenant Health Partners

Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.