UT Health Medical Assistant I, II or III for Plastic Surgery Clinic - Houston, TX in Texas

Medical Assistant I, II or III for Plastic Surgery Clinic - Houston, TX



Healthcare Support Services

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1800029I

Position Summary:

We are looking for a medical assistant for our plastic surgery clinic in the Texas Medical Center. You will provide trained paramedical support in administering health care services. Bilingual candidates are preferred with an emphasis on Spanish speakers. A background with plastic surgery is not required, but would be helpful as well. This clinic sees a broad range of cases. The physicians may ask for help at other clinics, so you may travel a little bit of the time.

This will be a full time role which will be paid hourly. It is eligible for full benefits including excellent healthcare coverage as well as an outstanding retirement program run by the State of Texas. This role will work normal business hours, and the clinic closes at 3pm on Fridays!

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Directs the patient to the examination room.

  2. Conducts the initial screening of occupational medicine patients which involves audiometric testing, keystone machine eye testing, electrocardiogram testing, vital signs, height and weight, spyrometer testing, and preparation of reporting forms.

  3. Reviews patient health history through a personal interview with the patient.

  4. Assists physicians with examinations.

  5. Schedules patient appoints and tests.

  6. Performs triage to determine patient needs.

  7. Orders and stocks needed clinic supplies. Maintains and schedules repair of diagnostic testing equipment.

  8. Relieves, as needed, the reception area.

  9. Responds to emergency situations.

  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


Use and care of standard clinic equipment.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent and completion of an approved Medical Assistant training program.

Minimum Experience:

Six months experience or completion of an approved Medical Assistant Training Program.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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