Sr. CMA / Sr. Clinical Assistant Endocrinology Clinic

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description



Sr. CMA / Sr. Clinical Assistant Endocrinology Clinic


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.

Org Level 7

545003 - Internal Med Ode General

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


HSC - Permian Basin


Internal Med Ode General

Major/Essential Functions

Patient intake; Document medications / reconciliation in Cerner, including OTC/herbal supplements; Patient intake; Accurately documents patient care, height, weight, and vitals signs, O2 saturation and A1C's as needed.; Document feet and eye exams and ask patient about recent hospitalizations; Keep metrics by entering information into EMR accurately and efficiently for ACO, DSRIP, TIPPS or any waiver or grant programs within department; 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; Complete Injections/ Infusions as ordered by Physician with in scope of practice and
TTUHSC policies; Complete documentation and charges daily; Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team; Implements teaching plans with patients and their families according to patient understanding; Communicates with patients via telephone and or EMR per clinic protocols; Clear clinical pools frequently through the day. Daily task to be  completed: Frequently sort fax machine and distribute accordingly, medications refill, prior auths, patient assistance. Documents that require signatures will be given/put in physician box with recent progress note attached. Return to sender once completed; Assist/chaperone physician or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR. EX: EKG, UA, A1C, ect; Participates in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitates continuity of care; Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments after each patient; Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examination, treatments and procedures.

Occasional Duties

Maintains inventory of supplies in Medication Room and procedure room; Participates in department meetings, clinic
staff meetings, TTUHSC meetings, emergency preparedness drills in department as requested; Completes annual core competency training and maintains current certification; Covers all Internal Medicine/Endocrinology clinics as requested by supervisors; Additional duties as requested by supervisors.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual; good communication skills orally and in writing; working knowledge of EMR.

Required Attachments

Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Professional License/Certification

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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Pay Basis


Pay Grade Minimum


Pay Grade Maximum


Grant Funded?


Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Skilled Technicians



Travel Required

Up to 25%

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