Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
544803 - Pediatrics Ode General

Position Description
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.

Requisition ID

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.        
  • Administering vaccines.

  • 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?

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

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • 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.

  • Knowledge of vaccines and skilled at administering injections. 

HSC - Permian Basin

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

Occasional Duties
  • Assist in covering other Pediatric clinic if needed


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. +Experience:+ A minimum of two years directly related experience.

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