Medical Assistant - Urgent Care - Multiple Locations

Position: Medical Assistant - Urgent Care - Multiple Locations

Location: US-TX-Houston

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in convenient community locations. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians who have privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, our Urgent Care team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common pediatric ailments, illnesses and conditions, including: asthma, strep throat, fever, minor burns, influenza, ear infections, allergic reactions and more. We also provide procedures such as antibiotic injections, breathing treatments, fracture care and splinting, IV (intravenous) fluids, lab services, laceration repair and x-rays on-site.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


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. You will work collaboratively with other members of the health care team to render population appropriate care for low-acuity pediatric patients. You will provide population appropriate care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: neonate, infant, toddler, preschool age, school age, adolescent and adult.


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Responsibilities :

  • Considers population in approach to and preparation of child
  • Positions and handles child based on an understanding of developmental population
  • Implements safety measures that are appropriate to population
  • Uses age appropriate equipment and supplies
  • Communicates appropriately with each population group and their family
  • Collects and documents vital signs, height, weight and reason for visit with 100% accuracy
  • Graphs data per site protocol with 100% accuracy
  • Assists provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing as directed by provider and within scope of site
  • Keeps rooms stocked with supplies per site protocol
  • Documents administration of medication and immunizations in the medical record per site protocol


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Graduation from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program preferred.
  • Knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
  • Awareness of related OSHA and CLIA/COLA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system
  • Understanding of medical terminology
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

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