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Certified Medical Assistant

Employer
Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Location
Amarillo, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 18, 2024
Extended Job Title

Certified Medical Assistant

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

523201 - Pediatrics Ama Genl

Position Description

Employees in this classification provide patient care management to an assigned clinic in the areas of clerical and clinical duties. In clinical setting, the employee receives direct supervision from physician or nursing supervisor in either oral or written form. In office setting, the employee receives direct supervision from department administrator. Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.

Requisition ID

33623BR

Optional Attachments

Professional/Personal Reference

Travel Required

None

Pay Grade Maximum

23.87

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assists licensed health care providers in data collection to determine the physical and mental health status needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically and socially diverse patients and their families.
  • Well versed in medical terminology.
  • Records patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  • Performs testing, obtains vital patient information and measurements.
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Assists with exams and procedures and documents interventions in EMR per departmental policy.
  • Administers medications to patients.
  • Prepares necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures as directed.
  • Cleans, sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments as directed by Nurse Manager.
  • Answers and retrieves up patients calls on messaging line. Handles patient request according to clinic policy.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies in examination/treatment rooms.
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.
  • Attends nursing staff meetings.
  • Attends all nursing power hours and mandatory training to maintain competency.
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary as assign by immediate supervisor.
  • Responsible for assisting physicians and nurses with procedures in clinic and hospital setting.
  • All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
Grant Funded?

No

Pay Grade Minimum

14.04

Pay Basis

Hourly

Work Location

Amarillo

Preferred Qualifications

Able to work on computer for long periods of time.
Experience in various computer programs; Office, Excel. Experience with office phone, fax.
Ability to type 40 WPM accurately.
Ability to intake information and type simultaneously.
Ability to multi-task.
Proficient in active listening.
Must be able to communicate using clear, concise messages.
Self-motivated.
Understanding of HIPAA.

Campus

HSC - Amarillo

Department

Pediatrics Ama Genl

Required Attachments

Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

Job Group

Skilled Technicians

Shift

Day

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

Education:
  • A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.

License/Certification:
  • Graduation from an approved certified program for assistants in the area of required specialty.
  • Certification by an approved accredited certifying agency in the specialty that particular work will be performed.
Does this position work in a research laboratory?

No

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx .

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