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Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Neurology
Schedule:  Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147-$35,195
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  5923

Summary

Retention/sign on incentive available for this position.

Job Purpose

We are seeking a qualified Medical Assistant I to join our General Neurology Group. This position will perform patient care and administrative/support responsibilities in an ambulatory setting. The member will participate as part of our General Neurology team.

Job Duties

  • Schedules patient tests, procedures, and appointments.
  • Conduct patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Manages in-basket messages.
  • Manages and coordinates incoming patient referrals.
  • Enters orders for patient tests and obtains proper paperwork.
  • 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.
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient's visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for physician.
  • Administer medication under direction / order of a supervising physician.
  • Instructs patients on general care and medical procedures.
  • Maintains patient and service rooms in a neat and orderly condition.

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

  • Knowledge or experience in a general neurology would be ideal.

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.

 

 

 

 

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

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