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Medical Assistant I (College of Medicine) - (STA009038)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Provides administrative and clinical support to patients as delegated by health care providers. Responsible for front desk operations, patient scheduling, check in/out, collection of payments, and coverage of phone/fax lines.

  1. Assist physicians, nurse practitioners, and licensed nurses with emergency and non-emergency clinical procedures and first aid as needed.
  2. Assist with general medical care, obtain vital signs, and report the patient's condition to the provider.
  3. Room patients, schedule patient appointments, address phone calls, patient check in/out collection of payment and perform other clerical duties as assigned.
  4. Perform EKG, and other office procedures as directed by the delegating provider.
  5. Monitor health equipment in exam/treatment rooms and laboratory areas.
  6. Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  7. Maintain clinic inventory and restock as needed
  8. Communicate with nurse and provider with on relevant patient concerns, emergencies or follow up.
  9. Perform simple CLIA waiver laboratory procedures including phlebotomy and collection of other specimens.
  10. Prepare specimen for transfer to an offsite lab. Record and maintain lab log and process in EMR. Participate in quality assurance projects, as well as special events and health fairs. Administer appropriate immunization per CDC guidelines and/or provider order. Confidentially transmit patient EMR to collaborative provider/facility. Follow up with patient regarding providers treatment plan or referral. Document all correspondence in EMR. Assist with medical exams procedures. Educate patient on use of necessary medical equipment. Administer appropriate medication as delegated by ordering provider. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Additional Job Posting Information:

-Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred

-National Medical Assistant Registration or Certification required within 6 months of employment.

As a member of UH College of Medicine and reporting to the nurse manager, this position will support the back office clinical services and the front office registration, scheduling and check in in a new primary care clinic utilizing the Direct Primary Care model. This one provider clinic will be located in Southwest Houston on the grounds of Memorial Hermann.

Front office duties to include scheduling, referrals and cash handling.

Additional Requirements:

-Experience working with diverse patient populations required.

- Experience working in community clinics preferred.

Additional Qualfiications Information:

Department is willing to do education in lieu of experience and experience in lieu of education.

Qualifications :

18 months and 1 year experience

Requires specialized training in basic trades, principles, procedures practice, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level. Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required.Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.

Additional Qualfiications Information:

Department is willing to do education in lieu of experience and experience in lieu of education.

Notes to Applicant: See attached document for additional posting information
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