Medical Assistant - Float - TCP AUSTIN

 
Position: Medical Assistant - Float - TCP AUSTIN

Job ID: 160582

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: TCP AUSTIN FLOAT POOL

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more.  Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.   Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. To join our community of more than 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org. 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. 

Summary:

We are searching for a Medical Assistant or 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?



Responsibilities :

  • 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


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program
  • BLS - American Heart Association
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, medical assistant/outpatient care tasks, and customer service concepts
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills, and operate basic medical equipment

 

Preferred:

  • 1 year of related experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Certified Medical Assistant preferred: One of the following certifications:
  • CCMA - Cert-Cert Clinical MA - CCMA National Health Career Association (NHA)
  • CMA-AAM - Cert-Cert Medical Assistant American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  • CMA-C - Clinical Medical Assistant Certification American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)
  • EMT - Emergency Medical Techn Texas Department of State Health Services
  • EMT-A - Advanced EMT Texas Department of State Health Services
  • EMT-B - Emergency Medical Techn-Basic Texas Department of State Health Services
  • EMT-I - Emergency Medical Techn-Interm Texas Department of State Health Services
  • EMT-P - Emergency Medical Techn-Parame Texas Department of State Health Services
  • LIC PAR - Lic-Paramedic Texas Department of State Health Services
  • NCMA - National Cert Med Assistant National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • NRCMA - Nat Reg Cert Med Assistant National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP)
  • RMA - Registered Medical Assistant American Association of Medical Personnel, American Allied Health, American Medical Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants


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