Medical Assistant II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7099801 (Ref:10787-en_US)

Posted: May 12, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

The section of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is seeking a Medical Assistant II to be a part of the GIM group to support our clinicians by assisting in the delivery of health care and patient care management. This person will have primarily MAII responsibilities (performing routine patient care i.e. rooming/vitals) and scheduling for GIM providers. This position will assist in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the physician. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, interviewing patients, measuring vital signs (i.e. pulse rate, temperature, manual blood pressure, weight and height) and recording information on the patient electronic chart using EPIC. Shifts will include 7:30-4:30; 8:00-5:00; 8:30-5:30; 9:00-6:00, Monday - Friday.

 

The candidate must possess a proactive, team-oriented attitude. The Medical Assistant performs selected nursing and administrative duties using the principles of the team-based care of a patient-centered medical home, chronic care management models, and quality improvement. It is the Medical Assistant's responsibility to contribute to a patient-centric and customer-focused environment where the needs of the patients come first. 

Job Duties

  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities, including rooming and vital signs.
  • Documents the primary complaint/reason for the visit.
  • Collects patient social history, enters/reconciles medications into patient's chart, and updates patient's pharmacy.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned, which may include: scanning patient medical records; obtaining outside labs/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information; completing forms/requisitions as needed during the visit. 
  • Performs clinic procedures such as point of care influenza, strep, pregnancy, HemoglobinA1c test, urine dipstick, 12-Lead EKG, Ear irrigation, administering immunizations/medications (Intramuscular injections), providing nebulizer treatment, setting up pap smear tray, assisting provider with wound care, PPD placement.
  • Maintains refrigerator temperature log.
  • Stocks exam rooms with needed supplies and forms; makes a list of clinic supplies, immunization, and medication needed before using the last stock. 
  • Handles patient calls, refill requests, refill responses, MyChart refill requests, patient MyChart messages, Result notes, Staff messages and, letters.
  • Works with providers on extended clinic hours and assigns to cover clinic during lunchtime.
  • Transports patient to the Emergency Center when it's needed.
  • Gives handover report to staff when leaving early for the day. 

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).

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

 10787

CA 



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.


Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on Sciencejobs.org

More Info

Job posting number:#7099801 (Ref:10787-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
More jobs from this employer
Institution Website