Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX, United States
Jun 06, 2023
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 The Texas Tech Physicians Family Medicine Clinic is committed to providing high quality medical care for individuals of all ages. We are dedicated to providing an excellent training environment for Family Medicine Physicians of today and the future. Our clinic is a fast-paced, team-oriented environment where the patient always comes first. The Sr. Clinical Assistant (Certified Medical Assistant) will serve as a leader in providing excellent service to our patients by: Welcoming patients warmly with compassion Listening carefully to patient needs presented face to face or over the telephone and communicating clear and accurate information in response to all members of the health care team Working collaboratively with other health care team members to ensure patient needs are met and clinic operations are efficient Assisting nurse manager in ensuring all team members are meeting service standards and following department guidelines Identifying needs for improvement and opportunities to recognize excellence in the performance of all team members Taking and recording accurate vital signs and measurements as well as assisting with exams and procedures Participating in the identification of patients needs for referrals as well as implementing teaching plans for patients and their families in accordance with individual care plans. Managing refill requests and administering medications to patients following policies and procedures for medication management. 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. Preferred Qualifications Graduated from an approved Certified Medical Assistant program. Certified Medical Assistant certification by an approved accredited certifying agency. Speaks Spanish fluently. Experience in an academic clinic setting. Experience in scribing. EMR experience (Cerner/PowerChart preferred). 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. Jeanne Clery Act The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx .