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Certified Medical Assistant in Houston, TX at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    1/11/2019

Job Description

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Houston, located in the heart of the prominent Texas Medical Center, has an immediate opening for a full-time bilingual Certified Medical Assistant to join the Outpatient Department.

Position Summary:

The Outpatient Clinic Certified Medical Assistant supports the medical and nursing staff the direction of the RN's. This includes performing routine administrative and clinical tasks, administrative duties that include computer applications, pre-authorizations, patient admissions, assistance with patient discharges and follow-up clinic appointments.  Measures, weighs, and obtains vitals signs for pediatric patients. EKG and lab draws as necessary.

Hours: between 7:30 AM-5 PM based on the clinic schedule needs. 

Job Requirements

Required Education:
  •  High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • Successful completion of certified medical assistant program. 

License/Certification:
  • Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) required. 
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) certification or obtained within 3 months of employment.

Training and Experience:
  •  Minimum 2 years recent medical assistant experience, preferably in a pediatric and/or clinic environment.
  •  Experience working with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). 
  •  Understanding of Medical Terminology.

Skills and Knowledge;
  •  Strong customer service skills required.
  •  Ability to competently use Word, basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook (e-mail), and on-line purchasing systems preferred. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

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