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Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $30,962 - $45,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  7259

Summary

The section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking, and reliable Medical Assistant II to be a part of the wonderful 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 IBD 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, blood pressure, weight and height), recording information on the patient electronic chart using EPIC and working desktop messages for incoming calls/questions from patients. Shifts will be 8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, with an hour lunch break.

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 Purpose

Competent level Medical Assistant who is proficient in delivering patient care in the ambulatory care setting. Performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting. Provides guidance to entry level Medical Assistants.

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities ex. rooming and vital signs.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for visit.
  • Collects patient histories and enter medications into medical record.  
  • Maintains patient and services rooms are in a neat and orderly condition. 
  • Fulfills 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.
  • Schedules & preps colonoscopy/EGD for when patient is in clinic for specific provider assigned.  
  • Reviews patients’ medications list and identifies any medications which require attention or medications need to be stopped before procedure.

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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