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Clinical Assistant-Sub Specialty

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 471138
Keywords: patient

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Assistant-Sub Specialty

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
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.  Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.

Requisition ID
19044BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Responsible for assisting the physician with
exams.
Responsible for receiving incoming calls
from patients, pharmacies, or other agencies.
Responsible for obtaining consults, labs,
x-rays, etc. from UMC, or other
agencies/hospitals as needed.
Responsible for obtaining referrals or
authorizations.
Responsible for providing and participating in patient education.
Responsible in assisting and supporting
Faculty, Managers and Supervisors with
daily tasks.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsible for stocking and preparing exam room for next patient visit.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
10.65

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Maintain CPR certification: Certified Clinical Assistant by an approved accredited certifying agency. Communicate
effectively both orally and in writing, Bilingual in English and Spanish. Good spelling and penmanship.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. Ability to apply commonsense 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. Some knowledge in
EMR. Manual dexterity necessary for clinical and laboratory procedures. Willing to work a rotating shift, extended hours,
evenings,Travel to different Pediatric Clinic sites , TTUHSC Holidays, and occasionally on weekends. Bilingual in English and Spanish: Basic computer skills. Some knowledge in EMR

 

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Pediatrics Elp

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Technical/Paraprofessional

Occasional Duties
  • May participate in the training of the new employees and students
  • Travel to different Pediatric clinic sites


Shift
Day

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, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
 

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

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, some knowledge in EMR
  • Manual dexterity necessary for clinical and laboratory procedures
  • Willing to work a rotating shift, extended hours, evenings, TTUHSC Holidays, and occasionally on weekends


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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