Medical Assistant I- DOM Central Float Staff

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7151348 (Ref:16063-en_US)

Posted: June 1, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Medicine is seeking a Medical Assistant with clinical knowledge providing the ability to support the clinical operation within the department. This position is an outpatient position located at the McNair Campus in the Texas Medical Center, with a general work schedule of Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

Job Duties

  • Ensures efficient clinic operation by providing clinical support within the department. 
  • Collects vital information from the patient prior to an exam such as vital signs, medication reconciliation, and updates to electronic medical records within the Epic EMR system. 
  • Performs clinical POCT and vaccine administration as ordered by the provider. 
  • Assists with medical triaging of patient needs via telephone triage or electronic communications with the patient through the MyChart system. 
  • Assists with the cross training of new staff within the department and Live Answer program. 
  • Assists with on-boarding of new staff within the department. 
  • Performs  daily checks of inventory and central supplies within the department central supply room.
  • Assists with preforming quality checks of POCT within primary section (ex. dipstick quality checks, refrigerator temp checks).
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks supplies for various departments. 
  • Responds to routine patient phone calls and My Chart messages and route to RN, ACP or MD.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Takes inventory of clinic supplies and order supplies.
  • Sorts and distributes clinic mail and medical records to the appropriate clinic personnel.
  • Must be able and willing to cross cover other Department of Medicine sections as needed. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training program through an accredited institution.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration Required: Current certification as a Medical Assistant through an accredited professional organization (AAMA, AMT, ARMA, NCCT, NHA, NAHP, or AMCA). New employees who are not currently certified, must obtain certification within six months of employment. '
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be able and willing to cross cover other Department of Medicine sections as needed. 


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7151348 (Ref:16063-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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