Medical Assistant II - Outpatient Float Team - Main Campus

 
Position: Medical Assistant II - Outpatient Float Team - Main Campus

Job ID: 149197

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Float Staff

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7:30a -4p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journalas one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Medical Assistant II— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide patient care and excellent customer service in an organizational setting. This role will assist in the coordination of flow and provider schedules to effectively manage patient care.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

• Responds to customer questions with prompt information and/or services related to appointment status, wait time, or unanticipated problems
• Performs patient registration procedures per clinic process
• Utilizes the patient management system to mark the arrival of patients and opens accounts
• Changes status of all non-arrived patients daily to reflect canceled, no-show, or rescheduled status
• Prioritizes patients to be roomed based on appointment and arrival times and other clinic procedures
• Assists, as needed, licensed staff with the non-financial aspects of the inpatient admission process
• Assists with patient escorts and helps with paperwork as needed
• Assists in the collection and documentation of patient/family data which includes biophysical and psychosocial information according to clinic scope
• Reports abnormal or out of range data to RN or provider
• Ensures that requisitions have necessary clinical, demographic, billing, and payor information
• Monitors patient flow and fills in or assigns staff as necessary to avoid bottleneck and assure minimal patient wait time



Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred
  • CCMA- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certificate from the National Healthcareer Association required
  • CMA-AAM- Certified Medical Assistant from the American Association of Medical Assistants
  • One of the following required:
  • EMT Certified Emergency Medical Technologist from the Texas Department of State and Health Services required
  • EMT-A Certified Advanced Emergency Medical Technologist from the Texas Department of State and Health Services
  • EMT-B Certified Emergency Medical Technologist-Basic from the Texas Department of State and Health Services
  • EMT-I Certified Emergency Medical Technologist-Intermediate from the Texas Department of State and Health Services required
  • EMT-P Certified Emergency Medical Technologist-Paramedic from the Texas Department of State and Health Services
  • LIC PAR- License Paramedic from the Texas Department of State and Health Services
  • NCMA- National Medical Assistant Certification from the National Center for Competency Testing
  • NRCMA - Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant from the National Association of Health Professionals
  • RMA- Registered Medical Assistant from the American Association of Medical Personnel, American Allied Health, American Medical Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants
  • 2 years of related experience required
  • Experience in a health care setting or customer service-focused industry preferred
  • Outpatient clinic operations experience preferred


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