Medical Assistant, I

San Jose Clinic

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Aug 7

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Assist in the care of patients under the direction of nursing and medical staff.


  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction
  • Provides care to patients visiting the clinic under the direct supervision of a provider or nurse/clinic manager.
  • Triages patient concerns on-site, via telephone or electronic messaging
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs and records information in patients' charts
  • Assists providers in translation for patient examinations and procedures if needed
  • Reports observations, conditions and problems of patients to the provider and/or nursing management team
  • Obtain and discuss results of lab or diagnostic testing with provider. Communicates instructions regarding care to patients
  • Performs appropriate hearing and vision testing, EKG, spirometry, point of care testing, specimen collection, equipment cleaning/reprocessing and other requested procedures as required
  • Assists in reviewing voicemails, ensuring proper follow-up is taken
  • Follows all infection control, hand hygiene and PPE guidelines
  • Prepares and stocks rooms (daily/weekly) and clinic supplies prior to visit as well as cleaning rooms appropriately between patients
  • Delivers medical care in accordance with the Catholic Moral and Ethical Directives
  • Follows all HIPAA and OSHA guidelines and regulations, including assisting HIPAA and OSHA Officers in ensuring compliance.
  • Upholds established San José Clinic policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control
  • Performs other related work as assigned



  • Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma
  • National Certified Medical Assisting Certificate
  • Current CPR Training
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in family practice or community health setting
  • Ability to communicate with medical terminology in English and Spanish required
  • Can demonstrate excellent organizational skills, multi-tasking and effective use of time
  • Also able to handle and complete multiple tasks or project with multiple deadlines
  • Ability to deal professionally, courteously and efficiently with public and all levels of the organization
  • Ability to operate computer, copier fax, and scanners
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and practice management system software applications. (EMR as applicable)
  • Can demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Can demonstrate effective customer relation skills, working with diverse populations, often in stressful fast paced environments


  • Ability to sit, stand, bend and stoop for (long) periods of time
  • Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally/frequently
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Ability to respond to emergency/crisis situations
  • Exposure to noise
  • Exposure to blood and/or body fluids

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San Jose Clinic

Providing comprehensive, affordable healthcare for Houston's uninsured since 1922.