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Title:  BCM Temporary - Medical Assistant

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  McNair Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $18 -$19+ per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  5754

Summary

We are seeking a Medical Assistant to assist with temporary MA coverage for our Medicine - Cardiology Clinic at our McNair Campus in the Texas Medical Center. This assignment could be for several months.

 

This is not a benefits eligible position.

Job Duties

  • 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, obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Takes inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.

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

 

 

 

 

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

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