Certified Med Asst East Houston Urgent Care

Position: Certified Med Asst East Houston Urgent Care

Job ID: 152517

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TC Urgent Care - East Houston

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 4p-11p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in  nine convenient community locations across the greater Houston area. Texas Children’s Urgent Care has also expanded to serve the children and families of Austin, Texas, with its first community location in South Austin. 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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.


We are searching for a Certified Medical Assistant for our East Houston Urgent Care– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will gather information as well as assess and provide direct care to patients. You will also work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render age appropriate care.

Responsibilities :


Job Duties & Responsibilities


  • Assists with the collection of patient/family data
  • Collects and documents vital signs, BMI, height/weight, and reason for visit with 100% accuracy
  • Provides general patient care
  • Prepares patient for examination per practice protocol
  • Administers medication and immunizations
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per practice protocol
  • Provides patient/family education as instructed by the physician or practice protocol
  • Documents such education in the medical record
  • Assesses patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating referral
  • Identifies and documents network providers for appropriate referral
  • Screens patient phone calls
  • Screens presenting patient complaint per practice protocol
  • Maintains certification by fulfilling continuing education requirements as directed by certification agency
  • Demonstrates Creating SMILES philosophies to patients, families, and co-workers


Skills & Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Graduation from a medical assisting or emergency medical technician program required
  • BLS and CCMA, CMA-AAM, EMT, EMT-A, EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P, LIC PAR, NCMA, NRCMA, or RMA certification required
  • 1 year related experience required
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

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