Medical Assistant - TCP Houston Pediatric Associates

Position: Medical Assistant - TCP Houston Pediatric Associates

Job ID: 403817

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCP Houston Pediatric Associat

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8:00am - 5pm

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 full-time Medical Assistant with our TCP Houston Pediatric Associates 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?


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

  • Technical diploma - Graduation from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program preferred

  • Health care experience preferred

  • Pediatric experience preferred


  • 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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