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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.
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We are searching for a Medical Assistant -- 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.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- 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
- Identify patients eligible for Vaccines for Children Program and follow procedures for accurate documentation and management for this state funded program
- Supports patient/families in self-management of their health through assisting with education
- Coordinates referrals
- Assesses patient’s eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payer prior to initiating referral
- Collects specimens and performs laboratory test
- Screens presenting patient complaint per practice protocol, using electronic health record for documentation
- Demonstrates Creating SMILES and AIDET philosophies to patients, families, and co-workers
- Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
- High school diploma or GED required
- Graduation from a medical assistant or emergency medical technician program required
- BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
- 1-year related work experience preferred
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