Medical Assistant II - Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057796 (Ref.No. 211467SM)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.

  • 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. 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.

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.
  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (CMA, RMA, NCMA or CCMA). Must provide proof of the required certification.

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​.





 

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