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Medical Assistant II - Nutrition/GI Clinic

at Texas Children's Hospital

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Reference #: 18124
Keywords: office

Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    151503
    Location
    US-TX-Houston
    Department
    Nutrition/GI Clinic
    Talent Area
    Medical Assistant
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Full/Part Time
    Full-Time
    Shift Description
    8a-5p
  • Job Summary

    We are looking for a Medical Assistant II– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide patient care and excellent customer service in a healthcare setting. You will also assist in the coordination of flow and provider schedules to effectively manage patient care.

    Think you’ve got what it takes?

    Responsibilities

    • Welcomes and interacts with all patients, families, and visitors in a professional, timely, age appropriate, and culturally sensitive manner
    • Communicates with patient, staff, and providers regarding patient arrivals, delays, and clinic processes
    • Participates in clinic meetings to assist in planning optimal patient flow for session/day
    • Facilitates the appointment check-in procedure and performs patient registration procedures per clinic process
    • Ensures that all necessary patient forms are provided and filled out for the clinic visit
    • Turns over the exam room preparing it for the next patient visit, utilizing appropriate infection control procedures
    • Performs environmental assessments in clinic area at least monthly or assigned by leader
    • Reviews the appointment schedule to review that all necessary medical record data is available for the provider (examples: laboratory or diagnostic imaging reports, school assessments, new patient referral information, etc)
    • Accurately documents telephone or refill messages in the medical record and notifies licensed provider
    • Stocks rooms daily with necessary clinical supplies, forms, and office supplies
    • Collects specimens and performs Point of Care Testing (POCT)
    • Follows laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results
    • Adheres to laboratory’s quality control policies, documents all control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations
    • Ensures that requisitions have necessary clinical, demographic, billing and payor information
    • Facilitates patient flow as the scheduling master for the clinic

    Qualifications

    • RMA certification from the American Association of Medial Personnel, American Allied Health, American Medical Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants required
    • 2 years of related experience required
    • College degree preferred
    • Experience in a healthcare setting or customer service-focused industry preferred
    • Outpatient clinic operations experience preferred
    • CCMA certification from the National Healthcareer Association required, or
    • CMA certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants required, or
    • EMT certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services required, or
    • EMT-A certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services required, or
    • EMT-B certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services required, or
    • EMT-I certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services required
    • EMT-P certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services, or
    • Paramedic license from the Texas Department of State Health Services, or
    • NCMA certification from the National Center for Competency Testing, or
    • NRCMA certification from the National Association of Health Professionals

    Company Profile

    Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance.

    To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

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