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

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

Job ID: 165717

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 has been expanding in Austin since March 2018, when we opened Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, 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. Set to open in 2024, the North Austin Campus will be a 52 bed, 365,000 square foot hospital for children and women. The hospital and its 170,000 square foot adjacent outpatient building will be designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and women. North Austin facilities include emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms, acute care beds, pediatric, cardiovascular, and neonatal intensive care units, as well as women’s services and a fetal center. 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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org. 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 the women and children 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 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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