UT Health Medical Assistant - School of Public Health - Brownsville, TX in Brownsville, Texas
Medical Assistant - School of Public Health - Brownsville, TX
UTHealth School of Public Health
Requisition #: 210002D4
Department: School of Public Health: Brownsville Regional Campus
Location: Brownsville, TX
Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt
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.
- High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program preferred
- Six months experience or completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training Program.
- 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.
- 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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