Title:  Medical Assistant II - Gastroenterology

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,862 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  18200


The Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, is seeking a Medical Assistant II to join our team in supporting physicians in the Faculty Group Practice program at BCM Medical Center (McNair) campus for our outpatient clinical practice. Medical Assistants joining the team be energetic, able to work in busy environments, have the ability to multitask, and be passionate about providing exceptional patient centered care.

Job Duties

  • Performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support.
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities that includes taking vital signs, collecting specimens, and safely preforming laboratory Point of Care Testing.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters medical information into the EMR system (EPIC). 
  • Properly notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for providers.
  • Assists with equipment that require daily calibration.
  • Assists with procedures.
  • Administers medication under direction of a supervising Physician.
  • 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.
  • Responds to routine patient phone calls and My Chart messages and route to RN, CDE or MD as needed.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities that includes 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 as needed.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.

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, NHA, NAHP, or AMCA).
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Be able and willing to cross cover other Department of Medicine section.
  • Be energetic, be able to work in busy environments, has the ability to multitasks, be passionate about providing exceptional patient centered care.



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