Medical Assistant II - Greenspoint Pediatrics

 
Position: Medical Assistant II - Greenspoint Pediatrics

Job ID: 152848

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCHPC - GREENSPOINT PEDIATRICS

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 11a - 9p (4 days/week)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.   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.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are looking for a Medical Assistant II– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide patient care and excellent customer service in a healthcare setting. You will also assist in the coordination of flow and provider schedules to effectively manage patient care.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Welcomes and interacts with all patients, families, and visitors in a professional, timely, age appropriate, and culturally sensitive manner
  • Communicates with patient, staff, and providers regarding patient arrivals, delays, and clinic processes
  • Participates in clinic meetings to assist in planning optimal patient flow for session/day
  • Facilitates the appointment check-in procedure and performs patient registration procedures per clinic process
  • Ensures that all necessary patient forms are provided and filled out for the clinic visit
  • Turns over the exam room preparing it for the next patient visit, utilizing appropriate infection control procedures
  • Performs environmental assessments in clinic area at least monthly or assigned by leader
  • Reviews the appointment schedule to review that all necessary medical record data is available for the provider (examples: laboratory or diagnostic imaging reports, school assessments, new patient referral information, etc)
  • Accurately documents telephone or refill messages in the medical record and notifies licensed provider
  • Stocks rooms daily with necessary clinical supplies, forms, and office supplies
  • Collects specimens and performs Point of Care Testing (POCT)
  • Follows laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results
  • Adheres to laboratory’s quality control policies, documents all control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations
  • Ensures that requisitions have necessary clinical, demographic, billing and payor information
  • Facilitates patient flow as the scheduling master for the clinic


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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