Job Title:  Medical Assistant II - Fannin Tower Cardiology
Division:  Medicine
Work Arrangement:  Onsite only
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range :  $40,862 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  18725
Job Description: 

Summary

The Department of Medicine - Cardiology section at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a Medical Assistant who is proficient in delivering patient care in a fast-paced, ambulatory care setting and possesses general knowledge of medical assistant work.

 

This position performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting and will be assisting in the overall day to day patient care and clinical operations of the Cardiology clinical practice at the Medical Center location. The main Responsibilities include rooming/triaging patients (i.e. pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height, EKG, medication reconciliation) and recording information on the patient's electronic chart using EPIC. Shifts are Monday - Friday. 

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, EKGs/ECGs, and POCTs.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation, and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Prepares charts and sends appointment reminders.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient’s visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for Physician.
  • Assists with procedures as needed.
  • 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 as needed
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups as needed
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
  • Processes faxes, initiates prior authorization for medications.
  • Performs EKG, placement of Holter Monitor/Event Monitor for patients.

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, NHA, NAHP, or AMCA).
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of experience in a cardiology clinic.
  • Experience with Epic.
  • Treadmill experience
Requisition ID:  18725