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UT Health Ambulatory Services Coordinator / Medical Assistant - West / South Houston ( FT Float) in Southwest Houston, Texas

Ambulatory Services Coordinator / Medical Assistant - West / South Houston ( FT Float)

Southwest Houston, Texas

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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190002IN

Serves as a supporting member of a clinical team in the delivery of patient care within the UT Physicians division of Neurosciences.

Department: UT Physicians - Neurosciences

Location: West and South Market

Position Type: Full Time - Float

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Provides clinical assistance to assigned physician(s) in management of patients.

  • Accountable for customer satisfaction, cost control, and for performance improvement by monitoring and improving the delivery of care.

  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as mentor and resource to less experienced staff.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

  • Certification (CMA, RMA, CCMA, NCMA)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified

  • Use and care of standard clinic equipment

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and the completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program; current MA certification (CMA, RMA, CCMA or NCMA) will be accepted in lieu of the completed MA training program.

Minimum Experience:

  • Three years of experience in a healthcare setting.

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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