Certified Medical Assistant/Medical Assistant - TCP Float Pool (AUSTIN, TX)

 
Position: Certified Medical Assistant/Medical Assistant - TCP Float Pool (AUSTIN, TX)

Job ID: 163527

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 Hospital has begun its expansion from Houston to Austin! We are excited about the opportunity to extend Texas Children’s mission to a large and growing population of children and women. Our Urgent Care opened in March 2018, several pediatric practices will open this spring and summer, and our first Specialty Care Center will open this October. The Specialty Care Center is located at 8611 North Mopac Expressway, approximately 8 miles north of downtown Austin near Highway 183 and will include these subspecialties and more: • Cardiology • Pulmonary Medicine • Neurology • Diabetes/Endocrinology • Gastroenterology • Dermatology • Allergy & Immunology • Urology • Ophthalmology • Plastic Surgery. Our robust, outpatient-focused approach includes a plan through 2021 for 18 pediatric practices, 4 urgent cares, 3 specialty care centers, and 2 maternal fetal medicine centers, all on 1 integrated medical record. Texas Children’s presence in Austin helps deliver regional coordination of care and is synergistic to the core services offered at our Texas Medical Center campus in Houston.   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.

Summary:

We are searching for a Floating Medical Assistant — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients. You’ll work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render age appropriate care.

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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 100% accuracy
  • Update documentation to include if patient has received care at any other location since last visit
  • Prepare patient for examination per practice protocol
  • Assist provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing as directed by provider and within scope of practice
  • Complete treatments as directed by provider and within scope of practice
  • Document all intervention per practice protocol
  • Administer medication and immunizations as directed by provider per practice protocol
  • Identify patients eligible for Vaccines for Children Program and follow procedures for accurate documentation and management for this state funded program
  • Provide patient/family education as instructed by the provider or practice protocol
  • Document such education in the electronic health record
  • Assess patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating referral
  • Document eligibility in electronic health record per practice protocol
  • Verifies provider order and patient per practice protocol


Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • S. Diploma or GED, or Other Graduation from a Medical Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, or LVN Program Required
  • BLS Cert Required
  • 1 Year of Related Work Experience Preferred


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