Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $39,520 - $43,173
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11259


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 procedure scheduling for Advanced Endoscopy GI providers. The Medical Assistant, under supervision of the Clinic Nurses and practice providers, is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care and patient care management. 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 rooming and vital signs.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for visit.
  • Collects patient histories and enters 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 specific provider assigned.
  • Reviews patients’ medications list and identifies any medications which require attention or medications that need to be stopped before procedure.
  • Refills medications and performs prior authorizations per GI protocol.
  • 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 organizational skills.
  • Proficient in MS applications in computers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 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.