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.
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We are searching for a Certified Medical Assistant for — 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?
- 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
- High School diploma or GED
- Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program
- BLS –Basic Life Support certificate from the American Heart Association and
- CCMA– Certified Clinical Medical Assistant from the National Health Career Association (NHA), CMA-AAM– Certified Medical Assistant from the American Association of Medical Assistants, EMT– Emergency Medical Technician
- Certificate from the Texas Department of State Health Services, EMT-A– Advanced EMT Certificate from the Texas Department of State Health Services, EMT-B– Emergency Medical Technician Basic from the Texas Department of
- State Health Services, EMT-I– Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate from the Texas Department of State Health Services, EMT-P– Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic from the Texas Department of State Health
- Services, LIC PAR– Licensed Paramedic from the Texas Department of State Health Services, NCMA– National Certified Medical Assistant from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), NRCMA– National Registered
- Certified Medical Assistant from the National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP), or RMA– Registered Medical Assistant from the American Association of Medical Personnel, American Allied Health, American Medical
- Technologists, or American Registry of Medical Assistants
- 1 of year related experience
- Bilingual preferred
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