Clinical Assistant
Texas Tech University - El Paso, TX

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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 physician with exams.
-Receives incoming calls from patients, pharmacies, or other agencies.
-Implements and complies daily and monthly clinical reports as needed.
-Obtains consults, lab, x-rays, etc… from UMC , ElPCH, or other agencies/hospitals as needed.
-Responsible for obtaining referrals and or authorizations.
-Provides and participates in patient education.
-Assists and supports the Faculty, Managers and Supervisors.
-Stocks and cleans exam rooms.
-Performs other duties as assigned.

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 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.
-Manual dexterity necessary for clinical and laboratory procedures.
-Willing to work extended hours, some evenings/ TTUHSC Holidays, and occasionally on weekends.

Occasional Duties
-Travel to different clinic sites.
-May assist Supervisors by participating in the supervision and training of new employees and students.

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.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:
Two years directly related experience.
Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish);

Security Sensitive?
Yes

Security Level (TTU only)

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

If yes, are select agents used in this laboratory?
No

Pay Basis
Semi-Monthly (Non-Exempt)

Job Type
Full Time

Campus/Unit
Texas Tech University HSC - El Paso

Work Location
El Paso

Zip Code
79905

Job Open Date
03/06/2013

Job Close Date
03/20/2013

Special Instructions to Applicants
Documented completion of required CEU’s to maintain certification.

Physical Demands
Occasionally (1-33%) Lifting 11-20lbs; Pushing and Pulling 20-40 lbs; Bending or stooping; Crouching or crawling; Reaching above shoulder level; Working with CRT /Computer: Repetitive Wrist-Movements; Climbing; Sitting; Exposure to Infectious Materials; Frequently (34-66%) Lifting or Carrying 1-10 lbs; Walking; Standing; depth perception; visual acuity; continuously (67-100%) Talking/Hearing; use of eyesight; visual acuity (general).

Salary Grade
507

Hourly Pay Range
9.99 - 14.12

Monthly Pay Range
1731.60 - 2447.47

Internal Candidates Only?
No

Internal Cand Open Date

Internal Cand Closing Date

EEO Statement:
The entities of the Texas Tech University System are Equal Opportunity Employers and employ without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or other protected classes.

Quick Link
http://jobs.texastech.edu: 80/postings/52059

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