Job Title:  Medical Assistant II - Neurology
Division:  Neurology
Work Arrangement:  Onsite only
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range :  $40,862 - $46,984
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  18944
Job Description: 

Summary

The Department of Neurology is offering a highly motivated and competent professional the opportunity to serve as a Medical Assistant II to deliver patient care in an ambulatory setting.  The Medical Assistant II position performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting, while also providing guidance to entry level Medical Assistants. 

 

The Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine provides personalized care for patients with neurological disease, trains medical students and residents in clinical care and research, and conducts research to advance the art and science of neurology and provide meaningful new therapies for our patients. The department's areas of focus are Parkinson’s disease, dementia, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and neuropsychiatry.

 

This position is located on the McNair Campus, in the Texas Medical Center across from the VA Medical Center. 

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collecting specimens, EKGs/ECGs, and POCTs.
  • 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 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.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Takes inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.

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.
Requisition ID:  18944