Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Ambulatory Operations
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $34,739 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13456

Summary

This position is in the Occupational Health Program and provides health services to employees and students of BCM. The ideal candidate will  understand the different work environments across campus to help provide appropriate health services at the time of service. The work is supported with a medical database and good IT skills are needed.  The individual in this position will manage and compile medical data to support clinic reporting and record-keeping.

This position is outpatient only, but does provide services on different parts of the campus at times.  

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collects specimens, and administers vaccinations.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for Physician.
  • Assists with procedures.
  • 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.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Takes inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
  •  Provides vaccinations and TB testing.
  • Coordinating care for new employees and students
  • Provides care to walk-in patients with injuries or other medical care needs.
  • Responds to compliance inquires from employees and students

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

  •    Experience with vaccinations and TB testing.

 

 

 

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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