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Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant, Pediatrics

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 1/29/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 493294
Keywords: patient, health

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant, Pediatrics

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
544803 - Pediatrics Ode General

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. Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.
 

Requisition ID
20211BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

Will assist with patient care management including but not limited to clinical medical assisting activities, nursing activities, patient education, laboratory collections, and documentation.


Prepares patient for various types of examinations and procedures.


Prepares necessary equipment, instruments for, and assists provider with examinations.        


Responsible for obtaining referrals or authorizations.


Responsible for projecting future need of inventory of supplies for all of the clinical area. Clean and organize examination rooms and work areas.


Answers and retrieves patient calls on messaging line.


Assist the front desk staff with answering incoming calls, scheduling patient appointments, registration of patient, scheduling, and checking in/out patient.


Participate in cross-training opportunities to help front and back office wherever needed.


Work collaboratively with other health care team members and staff to identify needs for improvement and opportunities to increase office efficiencies as well as improve the patient experience. 



Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

Work Location
Midland

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual in English/Spanish.

One or more years’ experience as a Nursing or Medical Assistant with one year of experience in a Pediatric setting.


Knowledge of TVFC (TX Vaccines for Children) schedule.


Knowledge of vaccines and skilled at administering injections.



Campus
HSC - Permian Basin

Department
Pediatrics Ode General

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
Skilled Technicians

Occasional Duties
Will travel to other clinic to provide temporary coverage when needed.

Other duties as assigned.

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
Education:  
  •  A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. 

License/Certification: 
  • Graduation from an approved certified program for assistants in the area of required specialty.
  • Certification by an approved accredited certifying agency in the specialty that particular work will be performed.


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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