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Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 - $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  8948

Summary

The Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, is seeking a Medical Assistant to join our team in supporting physicians in the Faculty Group Practice program at BCM Medical Center (McNair) campus for our outpatient clinical practice.  Medical Assistants joining our team should be energetic, able to work in busy environments, should have the ability to multitasks, and should be passionate about providing exceptional patient centered care to our geriatric patients.

Job Duties

  • Performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support.
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, collecting specimens, and safely preforming laboratory Point of Care Testing.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters medical information into the EMR system (EPIC).
  • Properly notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for providers. *Some equipment may require daily calibration*
  • Assists with procedures as needed.
  • Administers medication under direction of a supervising Physician.
  • 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.
  • Responds to routine patient phone calls and My Chart messages and route to RN, CDE 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.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.

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, NAHP, NHA, NAHP, AMCA, or NRMA). New employees who are not currently certified, must obtain certification within six months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Up to two years of experience as a Medical Assistant.
  • Interest or experience working with older populations.

 

 

 

 

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

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