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UT Health Medical Assistant - School of Public Health - Brownsville, TX in Brownsville, Texas

Medical Assistant - School of Public Health - Brownsville, TX

Brownsville, Texas


Allied Health

UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210002D4

Department: School of Public Health: Brownsville Regional Campus

Location: Brownsville, TX

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Provides trained paramedical support in administering health care services.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Directs the patient to the examination room.

  • Conducts the initial screening of occupational medicine patients which involves audiometric testing, keystone machine eye testing, electrocardiogram testing, vital signs, height and weight, spyrometer testing, and preparation of reporting forms.

  • Reviews patient health history through a personal interview with the patient.

  • Assists physicians with examinations.

  • Schedules patient appoints and tests.

  • Performs triage to determine patient needs.

  • Orders and stocks needed clinic supplies. Maintains and schedules repair of diagnostic testing equipment.

  • Relieves, as needed, the reception area.

  • Responds to emergency situations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 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 experience or completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training Program.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

  • This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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