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Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Org Level 7
544803 - Pediatrics Ode General
Employees in this classification are in the senior position of this career track and 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, the employee receives direct supervision from department administrator. May supervise other Medical Assistants, clerical staff and student positions. Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.
Up to 25%
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.
Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.
Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm
Bilingual (English and Spanish)
One or more years’ experience as a Medical Assistant with one year of experience in a Pediatric setting.
Knowledge of TVFC (TX Vaccines for Children) schedule.
HSC - Permian Basin
Pediatrics Ode General
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.
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.
+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. +Experience:+ A minimum of two years directly related experience.
Does this position work in a research laboratory?