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Title:  BCM Temporary - Medical Assistant

Division:  Human Resources
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $16.75 -$17.75 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  3408
Job Purpose

We are seeking Medical Assistants (MAs) to assist with temporary MA coverage for various Baylor clinics around the Texas Medical Center. Assignments may vary in length up to three months. This position will perform patient care responsibilities and provide clerical/administrative support within a clinical setting. 

 

This is not a benefits eligible position.

 

Job Responsibilties
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collect specimens, EKGs/ECGs, and laboratory Point of Care Testing.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in EPIC.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for physician.
  • Assists with procedures as needed.
  • Administers medication under direction of a supervising physician.
  • Instructs patients on general care and medicine procedures.
  • Maintains patient and service rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Schedules patient tests, procedures, and appointments.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Responds to routine patient phone calls and MyChart messages and route to RN, ACP or MD as needed.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Takes inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.

 

Physical Risks: Potential exposures to bloodborne pathogens (blood and/or other potentially infectious materials), drugs, chemicals, radiation, and physical hazards found in patient clinics, hospitals and/or laboratory work environments and in working directly with patients and other employees. Initial Bloodborne Pathogens Training is required, and a Bloodborne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (AAMA, AMT, ARMA, NCCT, NAHP, NHA, NAHP, AMCA, or NRMA). New employees who are not currently certified, must obtain certification within six months of employment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least one year of experience as a Medical Assistant
  • Experience in Epic Electronic Health Record
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
Other

Application instructions:  Please upload a copy of your current MA certification/registration.

For additional questions, please email tempneeds@bcm.edu. 

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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