Medical Assistant II - SouthWest OB

 
Position: Medical Assistant II - SouthWest OB

Job ID: 165494

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCHPC - SOUTHWEST OB

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 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 texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. 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.

Summary:

 

We are searching for a Medical Assistant II -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide patient care and excellent customer service in the ambulatory setting. You will also assist in the coordination of flow and provider schedules to effectively manage patient care.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills, communication, and customer service skills
  • Collaborates with clinic staff to ensure efficient patient flow
  • Provides high quality, cost-effective patient care in collaboration with clinicians and in conjunction with the patient/family
  • Collects and processes specimen according to manufacturer instructions and using proper technique
  • Completes check out for patients and families
  • Monitors patient flow and fills in or assigns staff as necessary to avoid bottleneck and assure minimal patient wait and alone time
  • Ensures proper environment of care by observing and enforcing infection control policies in administering care, and promoting safety of all patients and personnel


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.

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • BLS certification with American Heart Association required
  • 2 years clinical patient care experience required
    • 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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