Medical Assistant | Float

Department: Clinical

Type: Full Time

Location: Houston, TX

Be a part of driving healthy change in our communities

About the Position

The Medical Assistant at Legacy Community Health assists providers in all exams and minor office procedures. You will also be responsible for maintaining supply inventory in exam rooms as well as cleaning and sterilizing equipment. As part of your role, you may also be required to give injections and draw blood.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs, height, and weight in order to record information in medical records
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens; log the specimens; and prepare them for testing
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies 
  • Perform phone consultations with clients regarding test results and health concerns 

About Legacy Community Health

Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life, in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening. At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services, and nutrition and weight management information. 

Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization in HIV education, testing, and treatment. Since then, the agency has expanded to 10 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health. We also service students within KIPP and YES Prep schools. Legacy is committed to driving healthy change in our communities.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certified Medical Assistant or certificate of Medical Assistant
  • Basic Life Support certification
  • Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) preferred


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Life insurance and AD&D
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • 24-hour travel assistance
  • Paid Time Off 
  • PTO Exchange Program
  • Company holidays (9 days + 1 floating day)
  • Bereavement Leave
  • And more

Legacy Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

Apply today.

Our short application process takes less than 3 minutes on your phone, tablet or computer.