Title:  BCM Temporary - Medical Assistant

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $18 - $19 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  8181


Temporary position, assignment may last approximately 3 months.  Work schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.


The Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Medicine is recruiting a temporary Medical Assistant to assist with clinics as our Covid initiatives ramp-up.  This position will room patients, triage patient calls, work the Epic Inbasket, and assist with patient scheduling.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, flexible, and work well with a team.


This position is not eligible for benefits.


Parking $10 - $14 per day depending on garage location.

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.
  • Assist with procedures as needed.
  • Administer 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.
  • Conduct patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Respond to routine patient phone calls and My Chart 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.
  • Take inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Required: High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • Required: Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (CMA, RMA, NCMA or CCMA). New employees who are not currently certified, must obtain certification within six months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of experience as a Medical Assistant.
  • Experience in Epic EHR.





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