Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Assistant

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 the clinical setting, the employee receives direct supervision from the physician or nursing supervisor in either oral or written form. In the in-office setting, the employee receives direct supervision from the department administrator. Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Receives and greets patients for all clinics (faculty, residents and subspecialty).
  • Assist physician with exam or procedure for all clinics (faculty, residents and subspecialty).
  • Performs needed procedures for all clinics in the department.
  • Discharges patient after they are seen by the provider.
  • Receives incoming calls and tracks telephone progress note for assigned physician.
  • Prepares clinic for next day as assigned.
  • Stock exam rooms and maintains cleanliness of the clinical area.
  • Serves as a floater.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Good spelling and penmanship. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. Willing to work extended hours and on weekends on occasion. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Certification from an accredited CMA program, certified in CPR and maintenance of certification and maintenance of required CEU's. 1-2 years of CMA experience in an outpatient setting. Knowledge of principles and applications of the ethics; legal requirements; and terminology within the area of specialty. Familiarity with medical equipment. Manual dexterity necessary for clinical and laboratory procedures. .Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).

HSC - El Paso

Internal Medicine Elp Genl

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


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
  •  A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. 

  • Graduation from an approved certified program for assistants in the area of required specialty.
  • Certification by an approved accredited certifying agency in the specialty that particular work will be performed.

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