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Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $39,520 - $42,714
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  10787

Summary

The section of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is seeking a Medical Assistant II to be a part of the GIM group to support our clinicians by assisting in the delivery of health care and patient care management. 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. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, interviewing patients, measuring vital signs (i.e. pulse rate, temperature, manual blood pressure, weight and height) and recording 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.

 

The candidate must possess a proactive, team-oriented attitude. The Medical Assistant 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 Medical Assistant's responsibility 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, including rooming and vital signs.
  • Documents the primary complaint/reason for the visit.
  • Collects patient social history, enters/reconciles medications into patient's chart, and updates patient's pharmacy.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned, which may include: scanning patient medical records; obtaining outside labs/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information; completing forms/requisitions as needed during the visit. 
  • Performs clinic procedures such as point of care influenza, strep, pregnancy, HemoglobinA1c test, urine dipstick, 12-Lead EKG, Ear irrigation, administering immunizations/medications (Intramuscular injections), providing nebulizer treatment, setting up pap smear tray, assisting provider with wound care, PPD placement.
  • Maintains refrigerator temperature log.
  • Stocks exam rooms with needed supplies and forms; makes a list of clinic supplies, immunization, and medication needed before using the last stock. 
  • Handles patient calls, refill requests, refill responses, MyChart refill requests, patient MyChart messages, Result notes, Staff messages and, letters.
  • Works with providers on extended clinic hours and assigns to cover clinic during lunchtime.
  • Transports patient to the Emergency Center when it's needed.
  • Gives handover report to staff when leaving early for the day. 

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 requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

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

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