Temporary - Medical Assistant - Family & Community Medicine - Other Contracts

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7069388 (Ref.No. 4685-en_US)
Posted: September 2, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This is a temporary 3 month assignment.  This position is not eligible for health benefits.  


Location: Healthcare for the Homeless - Houston, 1934 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77002 


Position requires exceptional communication and customer service skills, experience, and proficiency with patient registration functions. There is a strong preference for work experience with people who have mental health needs.  Candidate must be punctual, dependable, and flexible with assignments. This position reports to the medical provider on duty for clinical supervision and to the Lead MA and Director of Clinical Operations for administrative supervision. Daily work hours may vary with minimal evening or weekend hours.  The scope of service includes comprehensive primary medical and behavioral healthcare for homeless adults and limited pediatric care.  


Parking Cost: $8/day at the meters and St. Joseph garage across the street is $10/day

Job Purpose

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

Job Duties

Administrative Duties:
•    Registers patients, verifies patient information and insurance
•    Answers phone, makes appointments
•    Gathers data for reports 
•    Assists with Quality Improvement projects

Clinical Duties:
•    Supports clinical provider and care team to ensure coordinated care for patients
•    Maintains proper documentation in patient's electronic medical record
•    Helps to maintain a clean, well-stocked and organized clinic environment
•    Performs phlebotomy and waive testing

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED and completion of a Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (AAMA, AMT, ARMA, NCCT, NAHP, NHA, NAHP, AMCA, or NRMA).

Physical Risks: Potential exposures to blood borne pathogens (blood and/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.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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