Medical Assistant II - Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057799 (Ref.No. 223543SM)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Performs patient care responsibilities and provides clerical/administrative support in a clinical setting.

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collect specimens, EKGs/ECGs, and laboratory Point of Care Testing.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in EPIC. 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 of a supervising Physician.
  • Instructs Patients on general care and medicine 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. Respond to routine patient phone calls and My Chart messages and route to RN, ACP or MD as needed.
  • 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.
  • Provides guidance to entry level Medical Assistants.

Required:

  • High school diploma/G.E.D. and completion of a Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • Two years 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.
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology.
  • Positive and effective interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to respond promptly and accurately to customers' inquiries and requests for information.
  • Ability to use equipment and related supplies. 

Preferred:

  • Certification as a Phlebotomy Technician from the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians.
  • Basic Life Support certification (BLS)

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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