Title:  Medical Assistant II - Cardiology

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $39,520 - $45,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11923

Summary

The Department of Medicine - Cardiology section at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a  reliable Medical Assistant who is proficient in delivering patient care in a fast-paced, ambulatory care setting. This position performs 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 and telephone triage of the Cardiology clinical practice at the McNair Campus. 

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as medical phone triaging for patients who are seeking medical guidance from their healthcare team.
  • Takes vital signs, EKGs/ECGs, and POCTs.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation, and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Prepares patient charts.
  • Reminds patients of their appointments.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for Physician.
  • Assists with procedures as needed.
  • 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 as needed.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups as needed.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtaining 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 placement of Holter Monitor/Event Monitor for patients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED and completion of a Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (AAMA, AMT, ARMA, NCCT, NAHP, NHA, NAHP, AMCA, or NRMA).

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of cardiology experience.
  • Epic experience.

 

 

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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