About Texas Children's Hospital
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.
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We are searching for a full-time Medical Assistant at the TC Pediatrics Management Group location-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will gather information, assess, and provide direct care to patients.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
- High school diploma or GED required
- Graduation from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program or documentation from the licensing authority confirming that medical assistant/emergency medical technician education is not a requirement for certification preferred
- BLS certification required
- CCMA, CMA-AAM, CMA-C, EMT, EMT-A, EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P, LIC PAR, NCMA, NRCMA, RMA-AAH, RMA-AAMP, RMA-AMT, or RMA-ARMA preferred
- 1-year related work experience preferred
- Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
- Provides general patient care
- Assists provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing as directed by provider and within scope of practice
- Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per practice protocol
- Supports patients/families in self-management of their health through assisting with education
- Performs and documents scheduled quality control, instrument maintenance and calibration procedures according to manufacturer information
- Collects specimens and performs laboratory tests
- Documents all clinical patient phone calls per the organization’s recommendations
- Screens patient phone calls
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