BCM Temporary - Medical Assistant Float Pool - Ambulatory Operations (90004052)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7069605 (Ref.No. 4732-en_US)
Posted: September 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Join our Medical Assistant Float Pool!  


This is an opportunity to assist in delivering exceptional care to diverse patient populations across Baylor College of Medicine’s wide variety of healthcare specialties and services. As an experienced and highly trained member of our Float Pool, you will rotate through multiple clinic locations on short and longer term assignments.


The position is initially temporary but with the possibility to join our team on a permanent basis.

Job Purpose

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

    Job Duties
    • 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.
    • Administers 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.
    • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and post visit follow-ups.
    • Responds 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.
    • Takes inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies as needed.
    • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
    • Willing to work at Covid testing site.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
    • One year of relevant experience.
    • Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (CMA, RMA, NCMA or CCMA). New employees who are not currently certified, must obtain certification within six months of employment.

    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.





    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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