Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday -Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 - $41,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12569

Summary

The Department of Medicine - Cardiology section at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a Medical Assistant I  who is proficient in delivering patient care in a high-paced, ambulatory care setting and general knowledge of medical assistant work. The ideal candidate will perform patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting and will be assisting in the overall day to day patient care and clinical operations of the Cardiology clinical practice at McNair Campus.

 

 

Job Duties

 • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, EKGs/ECGs, and POCTs.
• Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation, and enters information in the electronic medical record.
• Preps charts, Appt reminders
• Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
• 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.
• Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
• Processes faxes, initiates prior authorization for medications, 
• Performs EKG. Placement of Holter Monitor/Event Monitor for patients.

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

  • One year of cardiology experience is preferred. 

 

 

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.

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