Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Assistant

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
514101 - Otolaryngology Lbk

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
15934BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assists licensed health care providers in collecting data to determine the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families.
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Assists with exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR per departmental policy.
  • Takes accurate vital signs and measurements.
  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision making to improve patient care.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments as directed by Head Nurse.
  • Prepares necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures as directed.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies in examination/treatment rooms.
  • Maintains cleanliness of examination/treatment rooms.
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills in the department. 
  • Attends nursing staff meetings. 


Grant Funded?
No

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

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock, Texas

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Medical Assistant (certification) with experience in ambulatory care.


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Otolaryngology Lbk

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
Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

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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