Certified Medical Assistant

 
Position: Certified Medical Assistant

Job ID: 149860

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCP GULFTON

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Days

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 over 50 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.   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 Certified Medical Assistant — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll gather information and assess and provide direct care to patients. You will work collaboratively with other members of the health care team to provide age-appropriate care.

 

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Responsibilities :

Job Duties & Responsibilities

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  • Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
  • Aids provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations, and testing as directed by provider and within the scope of practice
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per practice protocol
  • Provides patient/family education as instructed by the provider or practice protocol
  • Assesses patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer before initiating the referral
  • Collects specimens and performs laboratory test, verifies providers’ orders and patient per practice protocol


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course for health care providers
  • A fundamental knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
  • Knowledge of related OSHA and CLIA/COLA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system
  • One of the following certifications:
    • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA-AAM) from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
    • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) issued by one of the following organizations: American Association of Medical Personnel, American Allied Health, American Medical Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants
    • National Medical Assistant Certification (NCMA) from National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
    • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from National Health Career Association (NHA)
    • Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) from national Association of Health Professionals (NAHP).
    • EMT (EMT) issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
    • EMT-Basic (EMT-B) issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
    • EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) certification issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services

 Preferred

  • One (1) years of related experience
  • Pediatric experience - ear checks, well-child checks, immunizations, injections


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