Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Dermatology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,862 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  17171


Baylor College of Medicine's Department of Dermatology has an immediate opening for an experienced Medical Assistant II. The ideal candidate will have two or more years of experience in a fast paced, patient focused, and team-oriented outpatient clinical setting. The candidate will be expected to develop expertise for this role and act as a "trainer" for other Medical Assistants in their assigned role, i.e. cosmetic or My Chart specialist. Experience in a dermatology clinic and/or surgical environment is not required, but is desired. 


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.

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 as needed. 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, as needed.
  • 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. Distribute clinic faxes and medical records to appropriate clinic personnel.
  • Encourages patients to enroll in and use BCM "My Chart" for patient communications.

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

  • 2-5 years of experience in a dermatology practice or academic setting is preferred.
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree is a plus.
  • Experience in cosmetic/laser/general dermatology is highly desired.
  • Experience with electronic health records.


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.