The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Medical Assistant II - Medical Assistant, UT Health Austin

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $2,666+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 700PM
Posting number 18-01-30-01-1798
Job Status Open
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on unknown date
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 2
General Notes

This position will have a duration of six months from start date. UT Health Austin, the clinical practice of the Dell Medical School, currently focuses on four areas of care: complex Women's Health issues, Musculoskeletal conditions, Multiple Sclerosis/Cognitive Disorders Neuroimmunology and General Neurology, and our Workers' Compensation Program/ Employee Walk-in Clinic, WorkLife.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


As part of the Access and Outcomes Center, provide support and guidance to patients who are completing pre-clinic surveys and health history forms both over the phone and in person.

Essential Functions

Proactively review provider schedules to identify all new patient appointments and collect and enter patient health history information into the Electronic Health Record. Follow-up with patients who have not completed surveys to identify and address potential barriers. Work with a multidisciplinary team of providers to identify and schedule patient visits. Set patient expectations about team-based model and clinic experience. Facilitate patient's journey through the healthcare system (scheduling, referrals, and obtaining medications). Provide reminders for care plan tasks and support behavior modification. Serve as the first point of contact for patients served in the IPUs. When appropriate, refer patients to external services to ensure their needs are fully met. Support and assist providers during patient exams, treatments, or procedures. Maintain and restock supplies and equipment for patient exam and treatment rooms. Support and participate in educational and research initiatives within the clinic. Participate in critical evaluation of patient care to ensure that the program continues to improve and evolve in its care pathways.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Certification as a Medical Assistant and a minimum of three years' experience as a medical assistant. Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their current medical assistant certification. Requires strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-physician practice environment; Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

A good understanding of the care ecosystem in Travis County around social services, transportation, etc. is a plus. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Additional certifications such as: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) and proof of current membership from American Medical Technologists (AMT); Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and proof of current membership from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA); Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and proof of current membership from National Health career Association (NHA); National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) and proof of current membership from National Certified Competency Testing (NCCT).

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Continuous: standing, walking, and talking. Frequent: bending, pushing, pulling, and extending of arms.

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