Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Medical Assistant (Orthopaedics)

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
  • Employee will work as a clinical assistant team leader or team member working with a physician or other providers in patient care
  • Performance of other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, chair, Administrator, or Faculty member
  • Employee will participate in clinic year round Performance Improvements, Joint Commission readiness and Patient Satisfaction surveys
  • Employee will prepare patients for exams and treatments. Assist physicians/nurses for various procedures and physical exams.  Receive and respond to patient medical telephone calls. Fill out necessary referral forms for laboratory and other hospital services

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

HSC - El Paso

Clinical Operations ORTHO

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
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. 
  • 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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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