Sr Clinic Assistant

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
March 18, 2023
Lubbock, TX
Job Type


Position Description

Employees in this classification are in the senior position of this career track and 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, 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

  • Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families
  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  • Communicates with Nurse Manager of assigned clinic and Director of Nursing regarding any issues or concerns that develop.
  • Assists with exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies in examination and procedure rooms as directed by Nurse Manager/clinic protocols.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments as directed and instructed by Clinic Nurse Manager.

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.
  • Experience: A minimum of two years directly related experience.

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.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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