Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Family and Community Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  River Oaks Clinic, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $30,962 - $41,00
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  4324

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a caring, compassionate and reliable medical assistant to support the clinicians providing primary care services to private practice patients. This position will assist in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician. Main responsibilities include interviewing patient, measuring vital signs (ie. pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height) and recording information on patient electronic chart using EPIC. Shifts will include 7:30-4:30; 8:00-5:00; 9:30-6:30 Monday- Friday.


Work location- River Oaks Clinic, free employee parking

Job Duties
  • Greets patients and escorts them to exam rooms.
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, drawing blood, and in some cases administering tests such as EKGs.
  • Answers clinic telephones and resolves issues or routes calls to appropriate person. 
  • Collects patient histories, including medication reconciliation.
  • Correctly collects and labels patient specimens for lab analysis.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment according to department protocol.
  • Schedules patient tests and appointments and prepares patient charts.
  • Maintains patient and services rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Takes an inventory of clinic supplies and orders new supplies and equipment.
  • Sorts clinic mail and files patient medical records.
  • Other duties as specified including floating to other FCM clinic locations.
  • May educate patients about their conditions and self-care.
  • May assist providers in filling out health related paperwork for patients.
  • May order supplies.
  • May staff central college sites (eg. COVID testing site).
  • Cross-trains to gain proficiency in staffing Command Center, monitoring inventory and converting visits to virtual appointments.  
  • Assists with scheduling and checking in of patients. 
  • Monitors assigned provider baskets, complete high priority messages and address incoming patient encounters.
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).

Physical Risks: Potential exposures to blood borne pathogens (blood and/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.