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Medical Assistant III - Neurology - Neuromuscular

UTHealth
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    210001EA
Department: Neurosciences- Neuromuscular

Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

APP Incentive: This position is eligible for an Achiement Incentive of up to 7% of the employee's base salary every year.

Position Summary:

We are in search of a Medical Assistant III to join our Neurology Clinic as part of UTHealth Neurosciences. Each Medical Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day operations for their assigned providers including direct patient care, maintaining clinic productivity, adhering to UTHN assigned metrics, and upholding the core values of our team. Our group has a passion for creating positive patient interactions and we are seeking a team member that is dedicated to caring for the well-being of others. This opportunity will also allow for continued growth and development within a multispecialty, comprehensive neurosciences clinic.

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.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

  • Use and care of standard clinic equipment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified.
  • Certification (CMA, RMA, CCMA, NCMA) may be required

Minimum Education:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program OR one (1) year of experience (in addition to the three (3) years of experience required to meet the experience requirement) AND certification may be substituted for Medical Assistant 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





Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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