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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 -$38,840
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  7254

Summary

The section of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is seeking an competent and reliable Medical Assistant II to be a part of the GIM 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 scheduling for GIM providers. 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, manual 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; 8:30-5:30;9:00-6:00 Monday- Friday.

 

Candidate must possess a proactive, team-oriented attitude. 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

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collect specimens, EKGs/ECGs, 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.
  • Assists with procedures as needed.
  • Administers medication under direction / order of a supervising Physician.
  • Instructs Patients on general care and medical procedures.
  • Maintains patient and service rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Schedules patient tests, procedures, and appointments.
  • Conducts 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.
  • Takes inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.

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).

 

 

 

 

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

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