Medical Assistant

Fort Worth, TX
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Medical Assistant

Family Medicine - 300690

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Department Overview
The Department of Family Medicine is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary team of dedicated healthcare providers and researchers who are committed to providing excellence in clinical care, primary care education, and research. Through innovative curricular designs, early clinical experiences, and mentorship, the Department is focused on producing highly competent, caring, and compassionate Family Medicine physicians, helping reduce the shortage of primary care physicians in our Texas communities.

Position Details
The Family Medicine Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Medical Assistant to join our team. The Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring all patient care duties are completed in a safe, timely and efficient manner in accordance with office nursing standards of care, JCAHO, and University policies. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Ensures Patient Flow.
* Takes Vital Signs.
* Determines Allergy Status.
* Administers Immunizations.
* Assists in Procedures.
* Obtains Lab Specimens As Ordered (Blood or Urine).
* Completes Lab Slips.
* Monitors Lab Results.
* Assists Front Desk With Patient Check-In.
* Administers Medications.
* Maintains a Safe Environment For Patients and Other Staff.
* Demonstrates understanding of appropriate infection control techniques.
* Ensures safe environment for patients and staff.
* Maintains supplies required for functioning of clinic.
* Accomplishes managed care or insurance referrals, prescription refills and prompt return of patient phone calls.
* Maintains patient medical records.
* Maintains sample medications and vaccine.
* Accomplishes telephone triage and patient triage.
* Maintains organized work space.
* Maintains appropriate work behaviors.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

* High school diploma or equivalent and three years of relevant experience.
* Graduation from an accredited medical assistant program.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking skills are preferred but not required. * Knowledge/experience with electronic medical records helpful.
* Maintain infection/quality care standards at all times.

Special Instructions to Applicants
*Note: This is a Mighty Care waiver position

Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Job Type

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm

Application Types Accepted
Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?

Security Sensitive?

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?

Require a certification?


Official Job Title
Medical Assistant

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

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