Medical Assistant II

Position: Medical Assistant II

Job ID: 401984

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCHPC - Southwest Pediatrics

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: M-F - 9a-7p, Sat - 7a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

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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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?



  • High school diploma or GED required
  • BLS certification required
  • CMA-AAM, RMA, or EMT certifications preferred
  • 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


  • 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

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