Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $34,739 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  16461

Summary


The Baylor Medicine Spine Center is seeking a highly motivated and self-confident medical assistant who is comfortable utilizing technology to engage with patients and providers. The medical assistant will be required to provide ample support to clinicians and patients before and after their appointments. The medical assistant will work directly with multiple providers to provide high quality patient care. 

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 assists 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 patient.
  • Utilizes electronic health record (Epic) in interactions with patients and referring provider offices for documentation.
  • Utilizes electronic health record (Epic) to upload patient records.
  • Utilizes imaging software (PACS) to upload images.
  • Demonstrates effective communication, time management, teamwork, organization, multi-tasking and professionalism skills in all aspects of role.
     

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 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

• Previous experience in specialty practice.
• Previous experience using  electronic health records.
• Previous experience scheduling/assisting with procedures, utilizing a C-ARM and autoclave.

 

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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