Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Medical Assistant (Pediatrics)

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
  • Assist the physician with exams
  • Receives incoming calls from patients, pharmacies, or other agencies
  • Implements and compiles daily and monthly clinical reports as needed
  • Obtains consults, lab, x-rays, etc. from UMC, or other agencies/hospitals as needed
  • Responsible for obtaining referrals or authorizations
  • Provides and participates in patient education
  • Responsible for assisting and supporting Faculty, Managers and Supervisors in daily tasks
  • Stocks and cleans exam rooms
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Maintain CPR certification: Certified Clinical Assistant by an approved accredited certifying agency. Communicate
effectively both orally and in writing, Bilingual in English and Spanish. Good spelling and penmanship.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Knowledge of principles and applications of the ethics; legal
requirements; and terminology within the area of specialty. Familiarity with medical equipment. Some knowledge in
EMR. Manual dexterity necessary for clinical and laboratory procedures. Willing to work a rotating shift, extended hours,
evenings,Travel to different Pediatric Clinic sites , TTUHSC Holidays, and occasionally on weekends. Bilingual in English and Spanish: Basic computer skills. Some knowledge in EMR


HSC - El Paso

Clinical Operations PEDI

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification

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
  • May participate in the training of the new employees and students
  • Travel to different Pediatric Clinic sites


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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