Certified Medical Assistant (Occupational Health)

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
September 23, 2023
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Extended Job Title Certified Medical Assistant (Occupational Health)

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description As part of an ambulatory care team, provide patient care and administrative clinical support while ensuring efficient and effective operational flow. Partner with physicians and licensed providers for the delivery of healthcare services.

Requisition ID 34217BR

Travel Required Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

  • Assist in examination, treatment, and discharge of patients under the direction of a physician
  • Prepare treatment rooms for examination of patients. Clean rooms after procedures, clean and disinfect equipment and restock supplies
  • Assist and accompany patients from waiting room. Prepare patients for examination
  • Interview patients and record/input information into patients' medical record. Collect all medical data in order to facilitate the physician's ability to draw conclusions about the patient's needs. Ensure all charts and forms for the office visit are ready for the provider
  • Measure, collect and record patient's vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, oxygen, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and prepare patients for examinations and tests/procedures
  • Perform routine patient testing; collect and process specimen samples (i.e., blood, urine, tissue biopsies, throat cultures, etc.) as applicable to assigned clinical department
  • Prepare and administer routine medications (oral, rectal, topical, nebulized, intramuscular, or subcutaneous routes) and injections (excluding controlled substances) as directed by the physician as applicable to assigned clinical department. Identify, monitor, and report adverse reactions
  • Remove sutures and staples, change sterile and non-sterile dressings, and perform wound care as requested and as applicable to assigned clinical department
  • Maintain confidentiality and patient privacy at all times. Verify and ensure patient data is accurately documented within electronic systems, and distributed via manual processes
  • Schedule follow-up care (i.e., appointments, referrals, testing) as requested
  • Initiate prior authorizations/pre-certifications as appropriate. Counsel patients on process requirements
  • May perform clinical support duties including but not limited to: phone triage, filing, front-desk reception, data entry and/or patient registration as requested
  • May be required and/or assigned to temporarily provide cross-coverage to other clinical departments to assist with staffing needs and ensure safe clinical operations.
  • May be required to travel as a member of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team to provide patient care at TTUHSC EP outreach clinics as applicable to assigned clinical department
  • Adhere to all TTUHSCEP policies, procedures and processes
  • Personally demonstrate, display, and act in accordance with TTUHSCEP's values (Service, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Advancement, and Teamwork). Actively promote and encourage staff across the institution
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  • Grant Funded? No

    Minimum Hire Rate Compensation is commensurate upon qualifications

    Pay Basis Hourly

    Work Location El Paso

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 months experience working as a CMA
  • Familiarity with Joint Commission accreditation and standards desired
  • Experience working in an academic medical/health sciences center desired
  • Campus HSC - El Paso

    Department Office of Occupational Health

    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 website.

    Job Group Skilled Technicians

    Shift Day

    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
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary setting; excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
  • Current Medical Assistant Certification required
  • Licensure/certification

  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
  • Current Medical Assistant Certification required
  • Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

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