Medical Assistant I

Baylor College of Medicine


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Title: 

Medical Assistant I


Division: 

Medicine

Schedule: 

Monday- Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Work Location: 

Houston, TX

Salary Range: 

$37,147 – $42,714

FLSA Status: 

Nonexempt

Requisition ID: 

17532



Summary

The section of Transition Medicine (TM) is seeking a Medical Assistant I to be a part of the TM group to support our clinicians providing services to patients. The candidate will perform MA I responsibilities including, but not limited to, routine patient care (i.e. rooming/vitals) and scheduling for TM providers. This position will assist in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician. 

 

We are seeking a candidate who is It is passionate about contributing to a patient centric and customer focused environment where the needs of the patients come first. 

 

Shifts will be Monday- Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities including rooming patients and taking 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: scanning patient medical records; obtaining outside labs/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information; completing forms/requisitions as needed during the visit. 
  • Performs clinic procedures including point of care influenza, strep, pregnancy, urine dipstick, ear irrigation, administering immunizations/medications (intramuscular injections), providing nebulizer treatment, setting up pap smear tray, assisting provider with wound care, and, PPD placement.
  • Maintains refrigerator temperature log.
  • Stocks exam rooms with needed supplies and forms. Makes 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 and assigns to cover clinic during lunchtime.
  • Transports patients to the Emergency Center when needed.
  • Gives handover report to staff when leaving early for the day. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • No experience required.
  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (AAMA, AMT, ARMA, NCCT, NHA, NAHP, or AMCA). New employees who are not currently certified, must obtain certification within six months of employment.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association

 

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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