Location: UT MAIN CAMPUS
Job Posting Title:Bilingual Certified Medical Assistant, Women's Health, UT Health Austin
Hiring Department:Dell Medical School
Position Open To:All Applicants
Weekly Scheduled Hours:40
Earliest Start Date:Immediately
Position Duration:Expected to Continue
Location:UT MAIN CAMPUS
Job Description:To serve as the primary point of contact throughout the cycle of care for women served in the complex gynecologic clinic, collect vital signs, conduct patient assessments during clinic visits and assist providers during patient exams.
Provide support and guidance to patients who are completing pre-clinic surveys. Work with a multidisciplinary team of providers to identify and schedule patient visits. Follow-up with patients who have not completed surveys to identify and address potential barriers.
Set patient expectations about team-based model and clinic experience.Attend multidisciplinary case conference and team huddles to convey patient's situation and background to the team. As indicated by the patient, attend visit to serve as an advocate and combine treatment recommendations at the end of the visit into a viable care plan.
Establish follow-up of care plan based on preferences and choices (e.g.virtual monitoring, virtual touch points, or in-person/phone follow-up).Facilitate patient's journey through the healthcare system (scheduling,referrals, and obtaining medications). Provide reminders for care plan tasks and support behavior modification.
Serve as the first point of contact for patients served in the IPUs. When appropriate, refer patients to external services to ensure their needs are fully met. Support and assist providers during patient exams, treatments, or procedures. Maintain and restock supplies and equipment for patient exam and treatment rooms.
Support and participate in educational and research initiatives within the clinic. Participate in critical evaluation of patient care to ensure that the program continues to improve and evolve in its care pathways.
Certification as a Medical Assistant and a minimum of three years' experience as a medical assistant. Requires strong analytical, organizational, and problem- solving skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-physician practice environment; Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: https://dellmed.utexas.edu/culture. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
A good understanding of the care ecosystem in Travis County around social services, transportation, etc. is a plus. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Additional certifications such as: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) and proof of current membership from American Medical Technologists (AMT); Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and proof of current membership from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA); Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and proof of current membership from National Health career Association (NHA); National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) and proof of current membership from National Certified Competency Testing (NCCT).
$35,000 + depending on qualifications
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Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.
Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
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