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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:  10990

Summary

The section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking, and reliable Medical Assistant II to be a part of the Gastroenterology group to support our clinicians providing services to patients. The candidate will have primarily MAII responsibilities (performing routine patient care i.e. rooming/vitals) and limited procedure scheduling for General GI providers. This position will assist in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician. The 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 8:00am-5:00pm  Monday-Friday, with an hour lunch break.

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as rooming patients and taking vital signs.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for visit.
  • Collects patient histories and enter medications into medical record.
  • Maintains patient and services rooms in a neat and orderly condition. 
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned, which may include: scanning patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information; completing forms/requisitions as needed. 
  • Schedules & preps colonoscopy/EGD for when patient is in clinic for the assigned provider.
  • Reviews patients’ medication list and identifies any medications which require attention or medications that need to be stopped before a procedure.
  • Refills medications and performs prior authorizations per GI protocols.
  • Contacts and responds to patients via MyChart and/or telephone.
  • Utilizes Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Teams to communicate with physicians and staff.

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS applications and computers.
  • Experience with EPIC systems.
  • Excellent patient/customer service skills with the ability to problem-solve and de-escalate situations as needed.

 

 

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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