Sr Clinic Assistant

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas
  • Apr 07, 2021

Job Description

Position Description

Employees in this classification are in the senior position of this career track and provide patient care management to an assigned clinic in the areas of clerical and clinical duties. In clinical setting, the employee receives direct supervision from physician or nursing supervisor in either oral or written form. In office, the employee receives direct supervision from department administrator. May supervise other Medical Assistants, clerical staff and student positions. Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Assists licensed health care providers in collecting data to determine the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families.
  • Reports data, identifies, and reports alteration in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and their interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.
  • Attends nursing staff meetings.
  • Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training
  • Takes accurate vital signs and measurements
  • Assists with exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR per departmental policy.
  • Prepares necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures as directed.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and cleanliness in examination/treatment rooms.
  • Complete patient visit by answering patients questions or finding appropriate person to answer questions and escort patient to check out area.
  • Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families.
  • Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with well-defined health learning needs.
  • Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.
  • Administers approved medications, PO, SW, IM, allergy injections as ordered by provider and approved by the nurse manager and medical director

Required Qualifications

+Education:+ A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. +License/Certification:+ Graduation from an approved certified program for assistants in the area of required specialty. Certification by an approved accredited certifying agency in the specialty that particular work will be performed. +Experience:+ A minimum of two years directly related experience.

Required Attachments

Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Job Address

3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79430 United States View Map