UT Health Medical Assistant II in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Medical Assistant II

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Healthcare Support Services

UTHealth School of Nursing

Requisition #: 1700019A

Position Summary:

Provides trained paramedical support in administering health care services.

Location: Texas Medical Center

Dept.: SON - UT Health Services

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

Seeking a Medical Assistant II in our Department of UT Health Services, located at our UTHealth Medical Center Tower.

Duties Include:

Directs the patient to the examination room. Conducts the initial screening of occupational medicine patients which involves audiometric testing, keystone machine eye testing, electrocardiogram testing, vital signs, height and weight, spyrometer testing, and preparation of reporting forms. Reviews patient health history through a personal interview with the patient. Assists physicians with examinations. Schedules patient appoints and tests. Performs triage to determine patient needs. Orders and stocks needed clinic supplies. Maintains and schedules repair of diagnostic testing equipment. Relieves, as needed, the reception area. Responds to emergency situations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Use and care of standard clinic equipment.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certified

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent

Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program

Certification (CMA, RMA, CCMA, NCMA) preferred

Minimum Experience:

One year of related experience

Physical Requirements:

Security Sensitive:

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

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