Job Title: Medical Assistant (POGC OB GYN Clinic) Job ID: 126733 Location: Medical Center, Houston, TX Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: 8am - 5pm, Full Time
Salary Grade: 05
Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women
Expanding upon Texas Children's Hospital reputation in fetal and neonatal medicine, the Pavilion for Women, located in the Texas Medical Center offers a full range of maternal, newborn and gynecological services, all in one location.
The Pavilion for Women will advance the hospital's mission with a full range of obstetrical services including but not limited to: evaluation and consultation, preterm birth evaluation, perinatal diagnostic and treatment services, childbirth and parenting education classes and lactation and psychosocial support services.
In addition, expectant mothers have access to a full spectrum of fetal therapies and for infants in need of specialized care, the Pavilion for Women offers both a Level II and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as well as access to expert pediatric subspecialists representing more than 40 specialty areas, all in one location.
The Pavilion for Women also provides a full range of gynecological care, from annual well care checkups to highly specialized procedures and minimally invasive surgeries.
No third party considerations will be accepted at this time. Vendors please do not call HR directly to solicit.
Gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients.
Assist in the collection of patient/family data, including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural and environmental; collect and document vital signs, height/weight and reason for visit; graph data; document current medications, allergies and other information. Prepare patient for exam; assist provider during treatments, exams and testing; complete treatments as directed; document interventions; call in prescription refills; take messages and return calls from parents; keep rooms stocked with supplies. Administer medication as directed and document adverse reactions; maintain integrity of medication supplies. Assist with education of patient/family. Coordinate referrals. Triage patients. Collect specimens and perform laboratory test.
Knowledge and Skills:
Fundamental knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment required. Knowledge of related OSHA, CLIA and JCAHO guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system required. The ability to use a thermometer, scales, sphygmomanometer/stethoscope, scalp vein needles, hearing/vision screening equipment, pulse oximetry, typanometer, basic laboratory equipment (microscope, centrifuge, hematology analyzer) and specimen collection required. Proficiency with treatments such as nebulizer, ear irrigation and dressing changes required. Must be familiar with all business office machines (computer, multiline telephone copier and fax machines).
Education, Licensure and Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent; graduation from an accredited school of nursing; RN (TX) license; CPR required.