Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Neurosurgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $31,581 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13310

Summary

The Neurosurgery Department at Baylor College of Medicine McNair Campus is seeking a highly motivated and self confident Medical Assistant II who is comfortable utilizing technology to engage with patients and providers. The Medical Assistant II will be required to provide ample support to clinicians and patients before and after their appointments and will work directly with multiple providers to provide high quality patient care. 

Job Duties

  • Confirms patient appointments 1 – 2 weeks out by ensuring patients receive new patient paperwork to complete prior to appointment and are aware to bring any medical records that are relevant to their visit; ensures patients are scheduled with the appropriate provider.  
  • Obtains referring provider information and requests relevant medical records and referrals prior to appointment as needed.
  • Displays proficiency in ability to successfully obtain vital signs.
  • Schedules and assists with in office procedures.
  • Manages high volume patient clinics and calls required.
  • Answers patient calls in a competent, professional and timely manner.
  • Assists clinicians with medication refills and prior authorizations as needed.
  • Assists clinicians with imaging orders and prior authorizations as needed.
  • Assists clinicians with medical record review to determine scheduling needs of patient.
  • Utilizes electronic health record (Epic) frequently in interactions with patients and referring provider offices for documentation.
  • Utilizes electronic health record (Epic) frequently to upload patient records.
  • Utilizes imaging software (PACS) frequently to upload images.

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

  • Previous experience in specialty practice preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience using  electronic health records preferred but not required.

Other

Physical Risks: Potential exposures to blood borne pathogens (blood &/or other potentially infectious materials), drugs, chemicals, radiation, and physical hazards found in patient clinics, hospitals and/or laboratory work environments and in working directly with patients and other employees. Initial Blood borne Pathogens Training is required, and a Blood borne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually.

 

 

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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