Medical Assistant II - Neurology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057798 (Ref.No. 214478JC)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Maxine Mesinger Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, Department of Neurology, is looking for an experienced Medical Assistant who is proficient in delivering patient care in the ambulatory care setting. Provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting and performs patient care responsibilities. Provides guidance to entry level Medical Assistants.

  • Schedules patient tests, procedures, and appointments.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as answering the clinic phone, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

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.

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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