Medical Assistant

Position: Medical Assistant

Job ID: 400238

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCHPC - Southwest OB

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8 AM - 5 PM

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 2013 by Texas Children's Health Plan, The Center for Children and Women is a NCQA recognized patient and family-centered medical home that provides enrolled Texas Children's Health Plan members the highest quality community-based health care, education, and advocacy. We have two locations at Greenspoint and Southwest Houston.

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We are searching for a full-time Medical Assistant with our Southwest OB campus location-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide patient care and excellent customer service in a healthcare 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?



  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Technical diploma - Graduation from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program preferred
  • Health care experience preferred
  • Pediatric experience preferred
  • Women's Health experience a plus


  • Welcomes and communicates effectively with patients, families, staff and physicians
  • Takes vital signs per clinic scope
  • Performs diagnostic test as per MD/provider order (i.e. - EKG, newborn hearing screens)
  • Processes lab specimens and performs tests
  • Documents telephone or prescription refill messages in the medical record and notifies provider to take action
  • Turns over the exam room preparing it for the next patient visit
  • Assures exam rooms are stocked with all patient care supplies, labeled and within expiration date
  • Participates in planning optimal patient flow by monitoring provider schedules and communicating potential or actual
  • problems

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