Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Dermatology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710- $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12351


The Dermatology Department at Baylor College of Medicine has an immediate opening for an experienced Medical Assistant.  The ideal candidate will join a fast paced, team oriented academic atmosphere.   
The Dermatology Clinic is a state of the art facility that treats patients with skin conditions, performs Mohs Surgery on skin cancer patients, and performs cosmetic procedures.

Job Duties

• Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as rooming patients, taking vital signs, drawing blood, and informing the patient of any delays.
• Encourages patient to enroll and utilize BCM mychart communication system.
• Notes the primary complaint for the visit and briefly reviews lab values; identifies if patient has concerns regarding lab values and alerts nurse or physician.
• Schedules patient tests and appointments and prepares patient charts.
• Collects patient histories, performs medication reconciliation and enters information into EMR.
• Maintains patient and services rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
• Takes an inventory of clinic supplies and orders new supplies and equipment.
• Sorts clinic mail and files patient medical records.
• Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining pathology reports, hospital notes, referral information; completing forms/requisitions such as prior authorizations.
• Sets up instruments and equipment according to department protocol.
• Conducts patient outreach phone calls, post visit follow-up.
• Assists with procedures in clinical and surgical areas.
• Provides guidance or assistance to colleagues as needs arise.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration 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.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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