MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Assistant - Gastrointestinal Center in Houston, Texas
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
The primary purpose of the Medical Assistant position is to acts as lead technical assistant in preparing patients for medical visits and procedures.
Medical Assistant opportunity in the Gastrointestinal Center (GI). Ideal candidate will have at least two years of Medical Assistant experience. Prefer Medical Assistants with gastrointestinal experience in a hospital clinical setting; medical terminology is a plus.
Shift: 8am - 4:30pm (based on business need occasional remote opportunity)
Assists with patient examinations, treatments and procedures. Prepares / stocks rooms and escorts patients to rooms. Obtains vital signs and prepares patients for physician's care. Documents in the medical record patient care entries and completed lab work. Reviews and sorts incoming lab results and forwards reports for review. Collects laboratory specimens and performs waived laboratory testing (such as finger stick glucose and EKG tests). Provides transportation of patients for discharge or transfer to other areas in the hospital. Must position, lift and move patients as needed. Cleans, stores, prepares and coordinates maintenance of medical equipment. Maintains inventories of laboratory and medical supplies. Processes all required paperwork. Instructs patients as to test preparations according to planned procedure.
Other duties as assigned
Required: High school diploma/equivalent.
Preferred: Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program or US Military medical services training program.
Required: One year of medical assistant experience. With preferred degree, no experience is required.
Preferred: Two years of medical assistant experience. Gastrointestinal experience in a hospital clinical setting; medical terminology is a plus.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 156916
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
Work Week: Days
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 34,500
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,100
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 51,500
FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay
Fund Type: Hard
Work Location: Onsite
Pivotal Position: Yes
Referral Bonus Available?: Yes
Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes
Science Jobs: No