Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 a.m - 5 p.m
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $35,888
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  2424
Job Purpose

Entry level, novice Medical Assistant who possess a basic general knowledge of medical assisting work. Performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting.

Job Duties

• Cross coverage within 11 sections on floor with the ability to perform 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.
• Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
• Have the ability to triage incoming medical calls for various sections on the floor as a regular member of the Live Answer Team within the floor.
• Responds 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.
• Takes inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • None required.
  • 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.





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