Medical Assistant - TCP Piney Point

 
Position: Medical Assistant - TCP Piney Point

Job ID: 400264

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCP Piney Point

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

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Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance.

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Summary:

We are searching for a Medical Assistant for our TCP Piney Point — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide clinical support for patients in the hospital’s various ambulatory settings promoting cost effective, age appropriate, safe, and high-quality family centered care.


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Requirements:
•    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
•    Technical diploma from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program 
•    BLS American Heart Association certification are required
•    Healthcare and pediatric experience preferred
•    Knowledge of medical terminology, medical assistant/outpatient care tasks, and customer service concepts
•    Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills, and operate basic medical equipment
•    Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Responsibilities: 
•    Promotes customer service
•    Ensures efficient patient flow
•    Documents pertinent information in the medical record such as current immunizations, allergy status, vital signs, current medications, etc.
•    Follows institutional and departmental policies and procedures regarding waive testing, quality controls, instrument calibrations, and maintenance, etc.
•    Processes lab specimens and performs tests
•    Reports results as written in applicable policies and procedures



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