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Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,147 - $35,888
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  6955

Summary

The Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine section within the Department of Medicine seeking a Medical Assistant I with clinical and administrative responsibilities supporting the clinical operations. Administrative duties include but are not limited to desktop/phone triage, Live Answer rotation (Department's internal call center), patient scheduling, and other administrative tasks necessary to facilitate patient care. Clinical duties include but are not limited to patient rooming (virtual and face to face) and vitals and COVID-19 testing site rotation. The position requires a person able to work well within a team environment and with a willingness to assist a team member when needed.

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities (face to face or virtually) such as taking vital signs, administering medication and assist with procedures under supervision, and provide patient education.
  • Collects patient history, perform medication reconciliation and enter information in EPIC.
  • Maintains patient and service rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Schedules patient tests, procedures, and appointments (virtual and face to face).
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • 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.

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.

 

 

 

 

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

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