Job Description

Extended Job Title
Certified Medical Assistant (Family Medicine/Kenworthy)

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
34111BR

Optional Attachments
Transcript

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assist in examination, treatment, and discharge of patients under the direction of a physician.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for examination of patients. Clean rooms after procedures, clean and disinfect equipment, and restock supplies.
  • Assist and accompany patients from waiting room. Prepare patients for examination.
  • Interview patients and record/input information into patients' medical record. Collect all medical data in order to facilitate the physician's ability to draw conclusions about the patient's needs. Ensure all charts and forms for the office visit are ready for the provider.
  • Measure, collect and record patient's vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, oxygen, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and prepare patients for examinations and tests/procedures.
  • Perform routine patient testing; collect and process specimen samples (i.e., blood, urine, tissue biopsies, throat cultures, etc.) as applicable to assigned clinical department.
  • Prepare and administer routine medications (oral, rectal, topical, nebulized, intramuscular, or subcutaneous routes); and injections (excluding controlled substances) as directed by the physician as applicable to assigned clinical department. Identify, monitor, and report adverse reactions.
  • Remove sutures and staples, change sterile and non-sterile dressings, and perform wound care as requested and as applicable to assigned clinical department..
  • Maintain confidentiality and patient privacy at all times. Verify and ensure patient data is accurately documented within electronic systems, and distributed via manual processes.
  • Schedule follow-up care (i.e., appointments, referrals, testing) as requested.
  • Initiate prior authorizations/pre-certifications as appropriate. Counsel patients on process requirements.
  • May perform clinical support duties including but not limited to: phone triage, filing, front-desk reception, data entry, and/or patient registration as requested.
  • May be required and/or assigned to temporarily provide cross-coverage to other clinical departments to assist with staffing needs and ensure safe clinical operations.
  • May be required to travel as a member of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team to provide patient care at TTUHSC EP outreach clinics as applicable to assigned clinical department.
  • Adhere to all TTUHSCEP policies, procedures and processes.
  • Personally demonstrate, display, and act in accordance with TTUHSCEP’s values (Service, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Advancement, and Teamwork). Actively promote and encourage staff across the institution.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 6 months experience working as a CMA. Familiarity with Joint Commission accreditation and standards desired. Experience working in an academic medical/health sciences center desired.


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Family Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, 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 on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Skilled Technicians

Shift
Day

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.


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx

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