University of North Texas Health Science Center - Medical Assistant

Fort Worth
Aug 25, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Pediatrics Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Medical Assistant to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:* Answers Pediatric Mobile Clinic appointment line and scheduling appointments.* Accomplishes telephone triage and patient triage.* Assists with patient check-in.* Maintains patient medical records.* Transmit correspondence of medical records by mail, e-mail, or fax.* Record patients' medical history.* Takes vital signs.* Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations.* Administers medications.* Administers vaccines.* Obtains lab specimens as ordered (blood or urine).* Monitors lab results.* Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.* Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients.* Demonstrates understanding of appropriate infection control techniques.* Maintains supplies required for functioning of clinic.* Operates mobile clinic vehicle when needed.* Works with community agencies and schools to distribute and collect registration packets, and schedule patients for special clinics.* Attends community events, community meetings, and networking opportunities to promote the services of the program.* Responsibilities take place on board the Pediatric Mobile Clinic, as well as in the Patient Care Center. * Performs other duties as assigned.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.