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 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. May supervise other Medical Assistants, clerical staff and student positions. Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assists licensed healthcare providers in collection of data to determine the physical and mental health status needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically and socially diverse patients and their families
  • Records patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care
  • Performs testing, obtains vital signs and patient information and measurements
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Assists with exams and procedures and documents interventions in EMR per departmental policy
  • Administers medications to patients
  • Prepares necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures as directed
  • Cleans, sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments as directed by Nurse Manager
  • Answers and retrieves patient calls on messaging line. Handles patient requests according to clinic policy
  • Maintains inventory of supplies in examination/treatment rooms
  • Maintains cleanliness of  examination/treatment rooms
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department
  • Attends nursing staff meetings
  • Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skill Fair
  • Assist in Sonogenetics
  • Assist with Diabetic Teaching

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • One year clinical experience, preferably in an OB/GYN setting
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

HSC - El Paso

Ob Gyn Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, 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

Occasional Duties
Performs other duties as deemed necessary as assigned by immediate supervisor.


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, 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

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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