Clinical Assistant-Rotating Shift | Texas Tech University

Job Details:
Employees in this classification 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 setting, 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
Assist the physician with exams. Receives incoming calls from patients, pharmacies, or other agencies. Implements and compiles daily and monthly clinical reports as needed. Obtains consults, lab, x-rays, etc. from UMC, or other agencies/hospitals as needed. Responsible for obtaining referrals or authorizations. Provides and participates in patient education. Responsible for assisting and supporting Faculty, Managers and Supervisors in daily tasks. Stocks and cleans exam rooms. Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional DutiesMay participate in the training of the new employees and students.Travel to different Pediatric clinic sites.
Required QualificationsEducation:A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.
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 beperformed.
Position Specific Qualifications:
Maintain CPR certification, documented completion of certification. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Good spelling and penmanship. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Knowledge of principles and applications of the ethics; legal requirements; and terminology within the area of specialty. Familiarity with medical equipment, basic computer skills. Manual dexterity necessary for clinical and laboratory procedures. Willing to work a rotating shift, extended hours, evenings, TTUHSC Holidays, and occasionally on weekends.
Preferred Qualifications
Bilingual in English and Spanish..
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