Medical Assistant

 
Position: Medical Assistant

Job ID: 150203

Location: US-TX-College Station

Department: TCP UNIVERSITY PEDIATRIC ASSOC

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

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 Journal as 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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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  — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients. This role works collaboratively with other members of the health care team to render 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
  • Assists the provider, as directed, during treatments, exams, and testing as directed by the provider and within the scope of practice
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by the provider per practice protocol
  • Supports patient/families in self-management of their health through assisting with education
  • Identifies and documents network providers for appropriate referral
  • Collects and processes specimens according to the manufacturer’s instructions and using proper technique
  • Demonstrates the creating SMILES and AIDET philosophies to patients, families, and co-workers


Qualifications:

Skills & Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program
  • BLS -Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association
  • 1 year of related work experience/ primary care preferred
  • Peds experience preferred


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