Certified Medical Assistant - Gulfgate

 
Position: Certified Medical Assistant - Gulfgate

Job ID: 153485

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCP GULFGATE

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a- 5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pediatrics 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 over50 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 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 searching for a Medical Assistant – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide patient care and excellent customer service in the hospital health care setting. You will 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
  • Responds to customer questions with prompt information and/or service related to appointment status, wait time, or unanticipated problems
  • Identifies prolonged wait times for patients in waiting room and reports to clinic manager
  • Attends staff meetings or signs attendance records for reading of minutes
  • Attends mandatory training and development activities by established guidelines as evidenced by supervisory observation and written/verbal feedback
  • Communicates with patient, staff, and providers regarding patient arrivals, delays, and clinic processes
  • Maximizes collections by reviewing patient notes for amounts quoted during the pre-admission process and collects for these and other non-covered services as appropriate
  • Refers to/consults business services for patients arriving with incomplete or complex admission accounts
  • Turns over the exam room preparing it for the next patient visit, utilizing appropriate infection control procedures
  • Assists, as needed, licensed staff with the non-financial aspects of the inpatient admission process, e.g. assists with patient escort, helps with paper work as needed
  • Maintains integrity of medication supplies by following Infection Control and inventory control guidelines

 

 



Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program or Documentation from the licensing authority confirming that medical assistant/emergency medical technician education is not a requirement for certification.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course for health care providers
  • 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

 



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