Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Dermatology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $29,765
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  16816


The Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, has an immediate opening for an experienced Medical Assistant II.  The Dermatology Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine is a state of the art facility that treats patients with complex skins conditions, performs Mohs surgery on skin cancer patients, and offers cosmetic and laser procedures.


The hours may vary, but will be within the business hours of Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as rooming patients, taking vital signs, drawing blood, specimen collection, administering tests, collecting patient history, and assisting the physician in the exam room.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation, and enters patient information into the electronic medical record.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for the patient visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for the physician/physician assistant.
  • Assists with procedures.
  • Instructs patients on general care and medical procedures.
  • Takes inventory and keeps patient exam rooms in orderly condition and appropriately stocked.
  • Schedules patient tests, procedures, and appointments.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Performs clerical/administrative duties such as scanning patient medical records, obtaining lab reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Distributes clinic faxes and medical records to appropriate clinic personnel.


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

  • 3-5 years of experience in a dermatology practice or academic setting is preferred.
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree is a plus.


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.