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Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Otolaryngology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  McNair Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147 - $34,160
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  2381
Summary

The Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is located in the Jamail Specialty Care Center on the McNair Campus at Baylor College of Medicine.  We provide subspecialty care in the areas of Head and Neck Cancer, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Laryngology, Otology and Rhinology.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our team.

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, and assists with procedures.
  • 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 posts visit follow-ups.
  • Responds to routine patient phone calls and My Chart messages and routes to RN, ACP or MD as needed.
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  • 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.
Minimum Qualifications
Education:
  • Required: High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
Experience:
  • None required.
Certification/Licenses/
Registration:
  • 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.
Other

Physical Risks: Potential exposures to blood borne pathogens (blood &/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 Blood borne Pathogens Training is required, and a Blood borne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually.