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Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $39,520 - $42,714
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  10828

Summary

The Division of Vascular Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is seeking a Medical Assistant II. This position will provide clinical support to the Vascular Surgery division in the McNair clinic. The candidate will work under the direct supervision of the APP clinical lead, will perform patient care responsibilities, and will provide clerical/administrative support in the clinic.

Job Duties

  • Supports Vascular and Podiatry providers in a clinic setting.
  • Manages in-basket messages and ensures that they are answered within 24 hours.
  • Manages and coordinates incoming patient referrals.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Enters orders for patient tests and obtains proper paperwork.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for Physician.
  • Acts as liaison between physician and patient by relaying pertinent information about test results and clinic visits.
  • 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 in EPIC EMR and hospital EMR.
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtaining 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.
  • Administers medication under direction / order of a supervising Physician.
  • Keeps track of orthotics for patients; schedules appointments for patients to pick-up and try on the orthotics.

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

  • Experience in a vascular or podiatry practice.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

 

 

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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