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Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Baylor Clinic, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $30,962 - $38,605
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  2514
Job Purpose

The Vascular Surgery Division in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is seeking a competent level Medical Assistant who is proficient in delivering patient care in the ambulatory care setting. Performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting. Provides guidance to entry level Medical Assistants.

Job Duties
  • Perform routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collect specimens, EKGs/ECGs, and POCTs.
  • Collect patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Note the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Set up instruments and equipment for Physician.
  • Assist with procedures as needed.
  • Administer medication under direction / order of a supervising Physician.
  • Instruct Patients on general care and medical procedures.
  • Maintain patient and service rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Schedule patient tests, procedures, and appointments.
  • Conduct patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Perform clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Take inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.
  • Sort and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
Minimum Qualifications
Education:
  • Required: High school diploma or GED and completion of a Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
Experience:
  • Required: Two years of relevant experience.
Certification/Licenses/
Registration:
  • Required: Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (CMA, RMA, NCMA or CCMA).
Other
  • Working knowledge of Medical terminology.
  • Positive and effective interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to use equipment and related supplies.
  • Ability to exert physical effort in handling objects over thirty pounds.

 

Physical Risks: Potential exposures to blood borne pathogens (blood &/or other potentially infectious materials), drugs, chemicals, radiation, and physical hazards found in patient clinics, hospitals and/or laboratory work environments and in working directly with patients and other employees. Initial Blood borne Pathogens Training is required, and a Blood borne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually.

 

 

 

 

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

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