Title:  Medical Assistant II

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 7:30am - 4:30pm or 8:00 am - 5:0
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $34,739 - $49,500
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13867

Summary

The section of Transition Medicine (TM) is seeking a reliable Medical Assistant II to be a part of the TM group to support our clinicians and patients. The ideal candidate  will have  MAII responsibilities (performing routine patient care i.e. rooming/vitals) and scheduling for TM providers. The candidate will assist in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician. 

 

The Medical Assistant, under supervision of the Practice Manager (and practice providers) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care and patient care management. The Candidate must possess a proactive, team-oriented attitude.  Performs selected nursing and administrative duties using the principles of the team-based care of a patient-centered medical home, chronic care management models and quality improvement.  It is the responsibility of the Medical Assistant  to contribute to a patient centric and customer focused environment where the needs of the patients come first. 

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities ex. rooming and vital signs.
  • Documents the primary complaint/reason for the visit.
  • Collects patient social history, enters/reconciles medications into patient's chart, and updates patient's pharmacy.
  •  Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned, which may include: scan patient medical records; obtain outside labs/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information; completing forms/requisitions as needed during the visit. 
  • Performs clinic procedures for example point of care influenza, strep, pregnancy, urine dipstick, ear irrigation, administer immunizations/medications (Intramuscular injections), provide nebulizer treatment, set up pap smear tray, assist provider with wound care, and, PPD placement.
  •  Maintains refrigerator temperature log.
  • Stocks exam rooms with needed supplies and forms. Make a list of clinic supplies, immunization, and medication needed before using the last stock. 
  •   Handles patient calls, refill requests, refill responses, MyChart refill requests, patient MyChart messages, Result notes, Staff messages and, letters.
  •  Works with providers on extended clinic hours.
  •  Transports patient to the Emergency Center when it's needed.
  • Gives handover report to staff when leaving early for the day. 

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.

 

 

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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