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Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $30,962 - $33,759
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  6512

Summary

The section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is seeking an competent and reliable Medical Assistant II to be a part of the General Gastroenterology group to support our clinicians providing services to patients. This person will have primarily MAII responsibilities (performing routine patient care i.e. rooming/vitals) and limited procedure scheduling for General GI provider. 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 (i.e. pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height) and record information on the patient electronic chart using EPIC. Shifts will include 7:30-4:30; 8:00-5:00; 9:30-6:30 Monday-Friday.

 

The Medical Assistant, under supervision of the Clinic Nurse Manager (and practice providers) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care and patient care management. Candidate must possess a proactive, team-oriented attitude. Performs selected nursing and administrative duties using the principles of the team-based care of a patient-centered medical home, chronic care management models and quality improvement. It is the responsibility of this position to contribute to a patient centric and customer focused environment where the needs of the patients come first.

Job Duties

  • Perform routine patient care responsibilities ex. rooming and vital signs.
  • Note the primary complaint/reason for visit.
  • Collect patient histories and enter medications into medical record.
  • Maintain patient and services rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Fulfill clerical responsibilities as assigned, which may include: scan patient medical records; obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information; completing forms/requisitions as needed.
  • Schedule & prep colonoscopy/EGD for when patient is in clinic for specific provider assigned.
  • Review patients’ medications list and identify any medications which require attention or which need to be stopped prior to procedures.

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 MA experience.
  • Experience using EPIC.