Title:  Medical Assistant II - Cardiology

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $34,739 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  12956


The Department of Medicine - Cardiology section at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a competent and reliable medical Assistant who is proficient in delivering patient care in a high-paced, ambulatory care setting and general knowledge of medical assistant work. The ideal candidate will perform patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting. 

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, EKGs/ECGs, and POCTs.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation, and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Chart Prep, Appointment reminders.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for Physician.
  • Assists with procedures as needed.
  • Administers medication under direction / order of a supervising Physician.
  • 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 as needed.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups as needed.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
  • Processing faxes, initiate prior authorization for medications.
  • Perform EKG. Placement of Holter Monitor/Event Monitor for patients.

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).
  • Basic Life Support ( BLS) Certification through American Heart Association. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of cardiology experience is preferred.



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.