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Medical Assistant I/II - Center for Cardiovascular Genetics

Company: Uthealth Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. Thats where you come in.We are hiring immediately for a Medical Assistant II to join the UTHealth Houston Center for Cardiovascular Genetics in Texas Medical Center, Texas. In this position, you will work closely with patients assisting the physician and providing excellent care. This is a wonderful opportunity to partner with a renowned group.Once you join us you won't want to leave. Its because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits youd expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employeesGenerous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)The longer you stay, the more vacation youll accrue!Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as...Free financial and legal counselingFree mental health counseling servicesGym membership discounts and access to wellness programsOther employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.Resources for child and elder carePlus many more!Position Summary:Provides trained paramedical support in administering health care services.Position Key Accountabilities:Receive phone calls from patients and call patientsSchedule clinical appointmentEscort the patients to the clinic roomCheck vital signsReview patients medications and update the informationCall in prescriptions to pharmaciesAccess electronic medical record - EPICEnter/upload the medical information, including medications and laboratory orders into the electronic medical record (EPIC).Collect medical record from referring physicians offices/clinics/hospitalsSchedule video conference with patients as needed.Send orders and receive results for Lab work, Cardiac Imaging, Genetic Test, 30 day Holter MonitorKeep up with patients monthly Blood pressure logReceive FaxesSet up clinical binder including pedigree for new patientsPerform routine EKG during office visitInitiate clinic summary for Dr. Marian to dictateSend UT billing form to designated departmentPrior Authorizations for Insurance coverage on certain medication and ImagingVerify insurance before patient appointmentReport any adverse effects of the medication when new medication is initiatedEmail patient clinical visit summary post clinic visit and referring doctor if the patient is newOther duties as assignedCertification/Skills:Use and care of standard clinic equipment. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified.Minimum Education:High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program preferredMinimum Experience:Six months experience or completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training Program.Physical Requirements:Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.Security Sensitive:This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215Veteran Information:Military occupations that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include but are not limited to: 001260, 4N0X1, 68W, 18D, 68C, 4T0X1, 4A0X1,For a complete list please visit www.uthealth-veterans.jobs.Residency Requirement:Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.by Jobble

Keywords: Uthealth Houston, Houston , Medical Assistant I/II - Center for Cardiovascular Genetics, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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