Amarillo, Texas

Summary

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 Promise 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.

Summary

A Medical Assistant functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) and/or nurse practitioner(s) in physician practice or clinic setting. Assists in the preparation and delivery of ambulatory patient care as directed by provider(s) and other licensed clinical personnel. Skillfully and consistently performs clinical duties per established policy and procedure. The care is based on the nursing process and augments the medical plan of treatment appropriate to the Specialty Clinic.

Education & Experience

Graduate of an accredited school of medical assisting. Preferred years of experience to be determined by specialty.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification

Current BLS Certification

***This position is located in Amarillo, 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.

 

Amarillo, Texas

About Cook Children's Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.

Our not-for-profit organization is comprised of eight companies, including our Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health Company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.  With more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas, families can access our top-ranked specialty programs and network of services to meet the unique needs of their child.

For nearly 100 years we’ve worked to improve the health of children from across our primary service area of Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties. We combine the art of caring with leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child. This has earned Cook Children's a strong, far-reaching reputation with patients traveling from around the country and the globe to receive life-saving pediatric care.

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