Medical Assistant

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleMedical AssistantDepartmentHSC-UNTH Pediatrics-346600Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationSalary Commensurate With ExperienceDepartment Summary

HSC Health has a mission to serve the people of Texas, advance the health of communities and support the mission of UNT Health Science Center.

-Through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare services to a diverse population.
-By advancing medical knowledge with participation in research.
-By actively participating in the education of current and future healthcare providers.
-Through collaboration with communities to improve access of healthcare for all people.

The vision of HSC Health is: “To be the healthcare provider of choice”

Position Overview

The UNTH Pediatrics Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Medical Assistant to join our team.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of related experience. Requires graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Clinical/Professional Knowledge & Skills – Demonstrates basic skills and knowledge of the job; maintains and enhances clinical skills and knowledge on a regular basis; keeps up with current developments and
    trends in areas of expertise.
  • Team Skills – Seeks opportunities to accept ideas and help from co-workers to accomplish work goals; ensures smooth transition of important Patient care information from one caregiver or
    department to another; is willing to share credit; appreciates differences in personalities; shows empathy; has a sense of humor and is willing to laugh at self.
  • Accuracy/Attention to Detail – Consistently produces thorough and timely work; is very attentive to details; asks questions to accurately document Patient information and update records; shows concern for every aspect of the job; ensures excellent communication and follow-up.
  • Respect for Standard – Understands and respects the need for structured guidelines and protocols, but is willing to ask for clarification if something doesn’t make sense and could cause harm to a Patient or result in less than an excellent level of care; demonstrates compliance with required standards.
  • Customer Focus – Continually searches for ways to provide value-added solutions to customers; understands and anticipates customer’s needs and keeps customer’s needs in mind when making decisions; takes responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty; solicits customer feedback to ensure
    satisfaction with product, service and/or relationship; uses patient’s name and respects needs of different age groups
Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: * Bilingual Spanish/English or other foreign language is a plus.

Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

Monday – Friday 8a-5p

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleMedical AssistantPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Cleaning, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear Job Duties

  • Schedule patient appointments and manage patient flow to maintain strong access to care.
  • Process provider orders and referrals to ensure timely delivery of services.
  • Provide robust medical administrative support to ensure efficiency of clinical operations.
  • Manage information by effectively coordinating and triaging communications among team members.
  • Meet or exceed patient expectations for professionalism and courtesy.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Posting NumberS1232PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you bilingual/biliterate in Spanish/English?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a high school diploma or a GED equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have at least 3 years of experience in this type of position?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant program?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
Optional Documents




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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/16/2020
    Application Due: 1/14/2021
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