UT Health Medical Assistant I/II/III- TMC- Surgery in Houston, Texas

Requisition Number

172271

Job Category

Allied Health

Job Title

Medical Assistant I/II/III- TMC- Surgery

Status

Full-Time

# Hours Per Week

40

Shift/Work Schedule

Day

School/Unit

McGovern Medical School

Department

Surgery

Job Location

Houston, TX

Job Summary

Where Creating the Best Hope for a Healthier Future Begins...

Provides trained paramedical support in administering health care services.

Additional Summary Specific to Job

Come join an exciting opportunity as Medical Assistant I/II/III.

Duties Include but not limited to the following:

  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.

  • Effectively participates in planning and preparing for patient visits ensuring appropriate schedules, test results, and clinic specific requirements are available.

  • Rooms patients consistent with clinic needs while determining and documenting chief complaint and reason for visit, vital signs, medication list, allergies, smoking history and other information as required by clinic. Keeps patients informed of delays and progress of clinical appointments.

  • As required and competency validated, performs appropriate hearing and vision testing, EKG, spirometry, point of care testing, specimen collection, equipment cleaning/reprocessing and other requested procedures.

  • Prepares and stocks rooms (daily/weekly) and clinic supplies in advance of clinic visit as well as cleaning rooms appropriately between patients.

  • Prepares for and assists with routine and specialty procedures.

  • Schedules patients for follow up appointments or referrals and performs routine clerical duties for team and staff to include photocopying, scanning, and faxing.

  • Performs telephone messaging and in person screening with appropriate follow up.

  • Provide cross-coverage in other areas as assigned.

  • Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements

Medical Assistant I

CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

Use and care of standard clinic equipment.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certified

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent

Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program preferred

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

Six months, Completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training Program can be substituted for the six months experience requirement.

Medical Assistant II

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent

Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

One year of related experience

Medical Assistant III

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent

Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

Three years of experience in a healthcare setting.

Departmental Requirements/Preferences

These positions may be located at TMC, West Houston, and North Houston.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

This position works with Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D.) students.

No

This position works with minors under the age of 18 years.

Yes

This position will be working in a laboratory or clinic

Yes

This position will use radiation sources

No

Pre Employment Conditions

Drug Test

TB Skin Test

Open to current UTHSC-H employees only?

No

Job Classification

regular

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Does this position accept online applications?

Yes

This is a grant funded position

No

Benefits Eligible

Yes

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