About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Pediatrics is the largest pediatric primary care network in the country with more than 50 practices and more than 250 board-certified physicians throughout the Houston and Austin areas. Texas Children's Pediatrics provides expert care dedicated to meeting the needs of infants to teenagers, and physicians offer full-service pediatric care including: prenatal consultations, well-child visits, care of illness, care and treatment of minor injuries, vaccinations and immunizations, school and sports physicals, hearing and vision screening, among other services. For more information, visit texaschildrenspediatrics.org or texaschildrenspediatricsaustin.org.
We are searching for a per diem Floating Certified Medical Assistant in Austin— 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.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- 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
Skills & Requirements
- 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
- One (1) years of related experience
- Pediatric experience - ear checks, well-child checks, immunizations, injections
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