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Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Schedule:  Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $30,962-$39,477
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  5263
Job Purpose

Seeking highly motivated and self confident medical assistant who is comfortable utilizing technology to engage with patients and providers. The medical assistant will be required to provide ample support to clinicians and patients before and after their appointments. The medical assistant will work directly with multiple providers provide high quality patient care.

Job Duties
  • Confirm patient appointments one to two weeks out by ensuring patients receive new patient paperwork to complete prior to appointment and are aware to bring any medical records that are relevant to their visit. The medical assistant should also ensure patients are scheduled with the appropriate provider. 
  • Obtain referring provider information and request relevant medical records and referrals prior to appointment as needed.
  • Display proficiency in ability to successfully obtain vital signs.
  • Schedule and assist with in office procedures.
  • Manage high volume patient clinics and calls required.
  • Answer patient calls in a competent, professional and timely manner.
  • Assist clinicians with medication refills and prior authorizations as needed.
  • Assist clinicians with imaging orders and prior authorizations as needed.
  • Assist clinicians with medical record review to determine scheduling needs of patient.
  • Frequently utilize electronic health record (Epic) in interactions with patients and referring provider offices for documentation.
  • Frequently utilize electronic health record (Epic) to upload patient records.
  • Frequently utilize imaging software (PACS) to upload images.
  • Demonstrate effective communication, time management, teamwork, organization, multi-tasking and professionalism skills in all aspects of role.
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).
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in specialty practice. 
  • Previous experience using electronic health records. 
  • Experience scheduling/assisting with procedures, utilizing a C-ARM and autoclave.
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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