Texas Tech University Clinical Assistant in El Paso, Texas

Clinical Assistant

Requisition ID 11029BR

Work Location El Paso

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Campus HSC - El Paso

Department Internal Medicine Elp Genl

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. 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

  • Receives and greets patients for all clinics (faculty, residents and sub-specialty)

  • Assist physician with exam or procedure for all clinics (faculty, residents and sub-specialty)

  • Performs needed procedures for all clinics in the department

  • Discharges patients after they are seen by the provider

  • Receives incoming calls and tracks telephone progress note for assigned physician

  • Prepares clinic for next day as assigned

  • Stock exam rooms and maintains cleanliness of the clinical area

Occasional Duties

Serves as runner as assigned

Required Qualifications Education:

  • 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 be performed

Position Specific Qualifications:

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)

  • Good spelling and penmanship

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions

  • Willing to work extended hours and on weekends on occasion

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of principles and applications of the ethics; legal requirements; and terminology within the area of specialty

  • Familiarity with medical equipment

  • Manual dexterity necessary for clinical and laboratory procedures

  • Certification from an accredited CMA program, certified in COR and maintenance of certification and maintenance of required CEUs

  • 1-2 years of CMA experience in an outpatient setting

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Optional Attachments Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 10.65

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.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date 07/31/2017