About Texas Children's HospitalTexas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in nine convenient community locations across the greater Houston area. Texas Children’s Urgent Care has also expanded to serve the children and families of Austin, Texas, with its first community location in South Austin. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians who have privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, our Urgent Care team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common pediatric ailments, illnesses and conditions, including: asthma, strep throat, fever, minor burns, influenza, ear infections, allergic reactions and more. We also provide procedures such as antibiotic injections, breathing treatments, fracture care and splinting, IV (intravenous) fluids, lab services, laceration repair and x-rays on-site. 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. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are searching for a Medical Assistant or a Certified Medical Assistant— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide clinical support for patients in the hospital’s various ambulatory settings promoting cost effective, age appropriate, safe, and high-quality family centered care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
• Assist in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
• Collect and document vital signs, BMI, height/weight, and reason for visit with complete accuracy
• Document current medications, allergies, and other information in the electronic health record
• Prepare patients for examination and assist provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations, and testing as directed by the provider
• Document all interventions per practice protocol
• Call in and/or send electronic prescription refills as directed
• Assist provider during office emergency patient care
• Keep rooms stocked with supplies and notify managers when supplies are low
• Participate as a member of the care team, working with each member of the team to meet the goals of the patient, and participate in daily huddles and monthly staff meetings
• Coordinate patient care by following up on lab results, ER visits, et cetera
• Identify patients eligible for Vaccines for Children program and follow procedures for accurate documentation and management
• Assess patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payor prior to initiate referral
• Manage the outstanding orders report and lab error work queue to assure results are received
• Provide superb customer service
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.