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Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Ambulatory Operations
Schedule:  Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  McNair Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Commensurate with Experience
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  3998
Job Purpose

Competent level Medical Assistant who is proficient in delivering patient care for comprehensive health, executive, concierge, and related programs. Performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting. Functions as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team, reporting to the practice manager and collaborating with senior leadership, ensuring excellence in patient care, in an effort to achieve optimal clinical outcomes through a seamless model of access and care while ensuring an environment that provides quality care and patient safety. 

Job Duties
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collect specimens, EKGs/ECGs, Vision Screening, Hearing Screening, ABI's, Pulmonary Function Tests, Cognitive Function screening and POCTs.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient's visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for Physician.
  • Assist with procedures as needed.
  • Administer medication under direction / order of a supervising Physician.
  • Maintains patient and service rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Schedules patient tests, procedures, and appointments.
  • Conduct patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Performs 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.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
  • Maintains a professional and cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, and building rapport by participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Provides telephone triage to patients and ensure patients receive the right level of care.
  • Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient's electronic medical record. 
  • Provides guidance to entry level Medical Assistants.
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, NAHP, NHA, NAHP, AMCA, or NRMA).
Other

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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