Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 - $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12425


Baylor College of Medicine  Endocrinology department is seeking an entry level Medical Assistant.  The ideal  candidate  will be expected to perform patient care responsibilities and provide clerical/administrative support in an  ambulatory care setting.


Job Duties

• Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as  vital signs, collects specimens, EKGs/ECGs, and POCTs.
• Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the electronic medical record.
• Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit or phone call
• Sets up instruments and equipment for Physician.
• Assists with procedures.
• Administers 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.
• Schedules patient tests, procedures, and appointments.
• Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
• 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 orders supplies.
• 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.
  • 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.