Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Assistant

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
523501 - Surgery Ama Genl

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
19125BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Ability to use general clinical equipment i.e. thermometer, blood pressure machine/cuff, weight scales, exam table and stethoscope. Ability to learn and independently use more sophisticated equipment, such as, autoclave. Ability to give injections and learn clinical procedures under direction of the physician. Must have ability to follow directions, observe pertinent details and communicate effectively in a high patient-volume clinic. Must be familiar with electronic health records (EHR) databases. Current/Active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is a must. Current knowledge of private and governmental insurances is preferred.

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
8:00am to 5:00pm Monday thru Friday

Work Location
Amarillo

Preferred Qualifications
Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
Must have current BLS Certification.
 

Campus
HSC - Amarillo

Department
Surgery Ama Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

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
Technical/Paraprofessional

Occasional Duties
Assist front office staff with patient check-in/out.

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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