Job Description

Extended Job Title
Certified Medical Assistant-Neurology (Assc Dean Clinical Affairs)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in this classification provide patient care management to an assigned clinic in the areas of clerical and clinical duties. In clinical setting, the employee receives direct supervision from physician or nursing supervisor in either oral or written form. In office setting, the employee receives direct supervision from department administrator. Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • On a daily basis serves as primary contact for patients by receiving them when they arrive to clinic. Greets all patients, takes a brief history for physician to review. Takes vital signs as needed, escorts patients to exam rooms and prepares them for examination by physician, when visit complete must turnover room for next patient. Per direction from physician, provides wound care and dressing changes. Is the lead for CMAs and directly supervises subordinate CMAs, works to ensure appropriate coverage is in place for smooth clinic operations. Ensure they and staff complete the visit note and sent to referring physician at the end of a visit
  • Reviews medical charts for completeness prior to patient's arrival and obtains all pertinent reports/documents (lab, path reports, operative reports, discharge summaries, and imaging reports). Follows-up with patients to return to clinic once lab or imaging results are obtained. Contact patients for surgical procedure scheduling or treatment. Ensures electronic visit note has been completed
  • Obtain authorization for medical services related to the patient plan of care, medications, ancillary testing, etc. Assist the clinic front area to include answering incoming calls, provide registration of patient and schedule the patient for appointments using the TTUHSC appointment scheduling system and AVAYA telephone system

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • English/Spanish
  • Ability to use general office equipment
  • General experience in a healthcare environment and familiar with payer authorization requirements

HSC - El Paso

Assc Dean Clinical Affairs Elp

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

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
Research 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. 
  • Current Medical Assistant Certification required.
  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary setting; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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