Medical Assistant I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7107086 (Ref:12615-en_US)

Posted: August 3, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

Baylor College of Medicine is  seeking a certified Medical Assistant to support the physicians providing care through the Department of Neurology's Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALS)  and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Care Centers. The ideal candidate will perform patient care and administrative/support responsibilities in an ambulatory setting. 

Job Duties

  •     Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and customer service.
  •     Adheres to the scope of practice as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
  •     Assists physicians and registered nurses with various medical procedures.
  •     Administers a variety of tests and medications and takes patients vital signs.
  •     Schedules appointments, tests, and procedures for patients.
  •     Collects pertinent clinical data to support the MD with patient clinical telephone calls, refers and preauthorizes treatment, and provides information to patient.
  •     Documents patient care services by charting in patient's electronic medical record.
  •     Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks and orders treatment room supplies.
  •     Maintains a professional and cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, and building rapport by participating in team problem-solving methods.


 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED and completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (AAMA, AMT, ARMA, NCCT, NAHP, NHA, NAHP, AMCA, or NRMA). New employees who are not currently certified, must obtain certification within six months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ALS/ MDA.
  • Scheduling experience.

 

 

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.

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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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