Medical Assistant - Southwest OB

Position: Medical Assistant - Southwest OB

Job ID: 165493

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.   To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   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 -- 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?

Responsibilities :

  • Provide way finding, general assistance and customer service to TCHP members and families
  • Assist with the collection of patient/family data
  • Provide general patient care
  • Schedule appointments
  • Collect Specimens and Perform Laboratory Test
  • Demonstrate commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
  • Inform families of services available within The Center (pediatrics, OB, pharmacy, vision, dental) and contacts appropriate departments to assist families
  • Assist in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
  • Assist provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing as directed by provider and within scope of practice
  • Demonstrate ability to use judgment when scheduling provider’s templates
  • Perform and document scheduled quality control, instrument maintenance and calibration procedures according to manufacturer information
  • Serve as a patient/family advocate while caring for patients and collaborating with other health care team members


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • BLS certification required
  • 1 year of related experience preferred
  • 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

    • MA certification from one of the below
      • CCMA - Cert-Cert Clinical MA - CCMA National Healthcare Association
      • CMA-AAM - Cert-Cert Medical Assistant American Association of Medical Assistants
      • CMA-C - Clinical Medical Assistant Certification American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)
      • EMT - Emergency Medical Technician Texas Department of State Health Services
      • EMT-A - Advancd EMT Texas Department of State Health Services
      • EMT-B - Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Texas Department of State Health Services
      • EMT-I - Emergency Medical Technician- International Texas Department of State Health Services
      • EMT-P - Emergency Medical Technician -Paramedic Texas Department of State Health Services
      • LIC PAR - Licensed-Paramedic Texas Department of State Health Services
      • NCMA - National Cert Med Assistant National Center for Competency Testing
      • NRCMA - Nat Reg Cert Med Assistant National Association of Health Professionals
      • RMA - Registered Medical Assistant – from:
        • American Association of Medical Personnel, or
        • American Allied Health, American Medical, or
        • Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants

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