Job Description

Extended Job Title
Certified Medical Assistant (Family Med/Transmountain)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
As part of an ambulatory care team, provide patient care and administrative clinical support while ensuring efficient and effective operational flow. Partner with physicians and licensed providers for the delivery of healthcare services.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification, Transcript

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Records height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respirations, and pain assessment
  • Assists physician while patient is being examined
  • Assists physician with minor surgery
  • Performs simple laboratory tests, first aid procedures and administers injections.
  • Records medical history, data on physicals, surgery referrals, and other facts as indicated.
  • Gives instructions to patients on diet, medication or special procedures as indicated by physician
  • Schedules appointments to specialists, ancillary services, organizations or hospitals if indicated and obtains
  • Collect blood samples in appropriate containers after positive patient identification and properly labels specimen(s).
  • Completes patient requisition.
  • Verifies identity of samples with orders and processes laboratory specimen as indicated.
  • Obtain medication pre-authorization and consults with provider for any changes.
  • Routes specimens to appropriate test site
  • Ensures that exam rooms are clean and stocked; maintains daily inventory and orders supplies.
  • Prepares instruments and equipment to sterilize.
  • Documents all in-house testing and procedures in EMR and in department log books.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor within the policies of the department, and TTUHSC in order to meet the goals and objectives of the department
  • Adhere to all TTUHSCEP policies, procedures and processes
  • Personally demonstrate, display, and act in accordance with TTUHSCEP values (Service, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Advancement, and Teamwork)
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • One year of clinical experience in an ambulatory clinical practice setting
  • Familiarity with Electronic Medical Record systems
  • A basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • Familiarity with Joint Commission and its standards
  • Experience with medical supply inventory and restocking
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

HSC - El Paso

Transmountain Practice Admin Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan by visiting the Human Resources website.

Job Group
Skilled Technicians


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • High School diploma/GED Equivalent
  • Must be a graduate of a CAAHEP or ABHES Medical Assisting Program
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary setting; excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
  • Current Medical Assistant Certification required

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