Medical Assistant I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7111620 (Ref:13202-en_US)

Posted: September 24, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

This Medical Assistant I position is in the Occupational Health Program clinic. The Medical Assistant should be comfortable using video conferencing, e-mail and phone applications. Duties will include collecting patient/employee information, responding to clinic requests and scheduling. The Medical Assistant works as part of the clinic team to ensure prompt and appropriate care is provided to our patient population. This position is outpatient only, but does provide services on different parts of the campus at times. 

 

This position provides health services to employees and students of BCM.  Experience and comfort with this population is helpful. The work is supported with a medical database and good IT skills are needed. The position entails understanding the different work environments across campus to help provide appropriate health services at the time of service.

Job Duties

  • Reviews and validates vaccine records.
  • Administers vaccines.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of employee records, accident reports.
  • Performs routine patient care responsibilities such as taking vital signs, venipuncture (blood draws), collect specimens, EKGs/ECGs, and POCTs.
  • Conducts patient outreach phone calls and e-mails.
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the electronic medical record.
  • Notes the primary complaint/reason for patient's visit.
  • Sets up instruments and equipment for Physician.
  • Administers medication under direction / order of a supervising Physician.
  • Instructs Patients on general care and medical procedures.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 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 vaccinations and TB testing (preferred).

Other

Physical Risks: Potential exposures to blood borne pathogens (blood &/or other potentially infectious materials), drugs, chemicals, radiation, and physical hazards found in patient clinics, hospitals and/or laboratory work environments and in working directly with patients and other employees. Initial Blood borne Pathogens Training is required, and a Blood borne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually.

 

 

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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Job posting number:#7111620 (Ref:13202-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
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