Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Dermatology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $34,739 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13302

Summary

The Department of Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine has an immediate opening for an experienced Medical Assistant.  The ideal candidate will have two or more years-experience in a fast paced, patient focused, team oriented outpatient atmosphere.  Experience in a dermatology clinic and surgical environment is not required, but definitely a plus.   

The Dermatology Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine is a state of the art facility that treats patients with complex skin conditions, performs Mohs Surgery on skin cancer patients, and performs cosmetic procedures.

Job Duties

  • Performs all functions of a Medical Assistant I.
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as rooming patients, taking vital signs, drawing blood, and informing the patient of any delays.
  • Encourages patient to enroll and utilize BCM mychart communication system.
  • Notes the primary complaint for the visit and briefly reviews lab values; identifies if patient has concerns regarding lab values and alerts nurse or physician
  • Schedules patient tests and appointments and prepares patient charts.
  • Collects patient histories, performs medication reconciliation and enters information into EMR.
  • Maintains patient and services rooms in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Takes an inventory of clinic supplies and orders new supplies and equipment.
  • Sorts clinic mail and files patient medical records.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information; completing forms/requisitions as needed.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment according to department protocol.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls, post visit follow-up.
  • Assists with procedures in clinical and surgical areas as assigned.
  • Provide guidance to entry level Medical Assistants.

 

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

  •  Dermatology or surgical experience preferred.

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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