Title:  Medical Assistant I

Division:  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $31,581 - $42,714
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13438


Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a Medical Assistant who is comfortable utilizing technology to engage with patients and providers. The ideal candidate will be support, both clinicians and patients.

Job Duties

  • Confirms patient appointments 1-2 weeks out by ensuring patients receive new patient paperwork to complete prior to appointment and are aware to bring any medical records that are relevant to their visit.
  • Ensures patients  are scheduled with the appropriate provider.
  • Obtains referring provider information and request relevant medical records and referrals prior to appointment.
  • Displays proficiency in ability to successfully obtain vital signs
  • Schedules and assist with in office procedures.
  • Manages high volume patient clinics and calls required.
  • Answers patient calls in a competent, professional and timely manner
  • Assists clinicians with medication refills and prior authorizations.
  • Assists clinicians with imaging orders and prior authorizations.
  • Assists clinicians with medical record review to determine scheduling needs of 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.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active BLS/CPR certification and medical assistant certification required. ( if not licensed, must be able to obtain within 6 months of employment ).
  • Previous experience in specialty practice preferred.
  • Previous experience using electronic health records preferred.
  • Previous experience  scheduling/assisting with procedures, utilizing a C-arm and autoclave are 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.