Extended Job Title
Certified Medical Assistant (Surgery/Alberta)
Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso
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
Up to 25%
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
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
Remove sutures and staples, change sterile and non-sterile dressings, and
perform wound care as requested and as applicable to assigned clinical
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
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
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.
Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the 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.
HSC - El Paso
Clinical Operations SURG
Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Transcript
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.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or
status as a protected veteran.
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.
Does this position work in a research laboratory?
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