Title:  Medical Assistant II - Vascular Surgery

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $31,000 - $40,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  755
Job Purpose

 

Competent level Medical Assistant who is proficient in delivering patient care in the ambulatory care setting. Performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting. Provides guidance to entry level Medical Assistants.

Job Responsibilties
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collect 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.
  • Assist with procedures as needed.
  • Administer 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.
  • Conduct 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.
  • Take inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Required:
    • High school diploma/G.E.D. and completion of a Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
    • Two years of directly related experience as a Medical Assistant.
    • Certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (CMA, RMA, NCMA or CCMA). Must provide proof of the required certification.
    • Working knowledge of Medical terminology.
    • Positive and effective interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
    • Ability to use equipment and related supplies.
    • Ability to exert physical effort in handling objects over thirty pounds.
     
     
     
    Candidates should upload a copy of their diploma from an accredidated institution showing completion of a medical assistant training program and Medical Assistant certificatin (CMA, RMA, NCMA or CCMA).
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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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