Medical Assistant I, II - UT Physicians Bellaire Center for Healthy Aging
West Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 2000002E
UTHealth - UT Physicians Bellaire Center for Healthy Aging is hiring a Medical Assistant to join their team of professionals. This position
provides clinic support specifically for a geriatric practice and is the primary staff
person responsible for taking vitals and rooming patients. The Medical Assistant position is
key to the efficient functioning of clinic with multiple providers. Additionally, the Medical Assistant will be cross-trained to cover front desk for when support is needed.
Ideal candidate will have previous customer service experience, will have worked with Geriatric patients, and has worked in a front desk/front office capacity.
Hours for this position will primarily be Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm with some evening and weekend hours .
Functions as a member of the clinical team performing a supportive role in the delivery of patient care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.
Effectively participates in planning and preparing for patient visits ensuring appropriate schedules, test results, and clinic specific requirements are available.
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.
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 and stocks rooms (daily/weekly) and clinic supplies in advance of clinic visit as well as cleaning rooms appropriately between patients.
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.
Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.
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
Location: 6700 W. Loop South, Bellaire, TX 770401
Position Type: Full Time / Hourly / Non Exempt
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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