Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Baylor Population Program
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $37,147 - $42,714
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  18418

Summary

The Medical Assistant provides direct patient care in one of eight Baylor Teen Health Clinic locations. The candidate will be required to travel between eight clinics. The Medical Assistant performs routine patient care responsibilities, such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collect specimens, and laboratory Point of Care Testing. He or she collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the medical record. Maintains patient and service rooms in a neat and orderly condition.

 

The Baylor Teen Health Clinic currently provides pregnancy testing, family planning, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and HIV/AIDS education and screening, primary healthcare, and case management services to teens, their partners, and adolescents in Harris County. The clinics provide services to teens from the age of 13-24.

 

Services We Provide:

  • Comprehensive Exams (Male & Female)
  • Gynecological services
  • Birth control and family planning
  • Sexually transmitted disease screening and treatment
  • Primary healthcare
  • Immunizations
  • HIV/AIDS education and screening

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
  • Assists APP/MD with clinical procedures.
  • Prepares and packages lab specimens for pick up.
  • Enters additional information into other databases, such as HIV and STI results.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • No experience required.
  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (AAMA, AMT, ARMA, NCCT, NHA, NAHP, or AMCA). New employees who are not currently certified, must obtain certification within six months of employment.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience administering Immunizations and drawing blood for lab tests.
  • Experience working with teens and young adults.
  • Experience working with underserved populations.

 

 

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

 

 

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