Certified Medical Assistant - TCP GULFTON

 
Position: Certified Medical Assistant - TCP GULFTON

Job ID: 157721

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCP GULFTON

Talent Area: Medical Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Days

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network, with more than 300 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over 60 locations across Texas. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics (TCP) provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services close to home. TCP offers routine childhood immunizations, well visits, sick care, and other visits to support growing children and families.   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 Certified Medical Assistant - TCP Gulfton - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will gather information, assess, and provide direct care to patients. This role works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team to render age-appropriate care.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
  • Assists provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing as directed by provider and within scope of practice
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per practice protocol
  • Supports patients/families in self-management of their health through assisting with education
  • Assesses patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating referral
  • Collects and processes specimen according to manufacturer’s instructions and using proper technique
  • Maintains certification by fulfilling continuing education (CE) requirements as directed by certification agency
  • Maintains documentation of required hours over required recertification cycle


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 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
  • BLS certification required
  • CCMA, CMA-AAM, CMA-C, EMT, EMT-A, EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P, LIC PAR, NCMA, NRCMA or RMA required
  • 1-year related experience preferred


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