Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $34,739 - $46,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13728

Summary

The section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking, and reliable Medical Assistant II to be a part of the General Gastroenterology group to support our clinicians providing services to patients.  The ideal candidate will assist in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician. 

 

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities ex. 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 patient's medication list and identifies any medications which require attention or medications need to be stopped before procedure.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior MA experience.

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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