STEPS Medical Assistant
Posting DetailsJob TitleSTEPS Medical AssistantRequisition NumberTE05087Department Name7H460:FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINEWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$15.29Type of PositionTemporaryPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired EducationRequired Related ExperienceRequired License/Registration/CertificationPhysical Requirements
The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.Shift
Monday-Friday 8-5Job Summary
The Medical Assistant (MA) will be responsible for direct patient care and provides clinical support to providers.
Duties include but not limited to the following: obtain patient medical history information, expedite patient flow, room patients, stocking clinic with supplies, navigate electronic health record system, schedule and follow-up with appointments and assist with medication fill requests, prior authorizations and schedule tests, procedures and consults.
The MA will communicate with pharmacies, insurance companies, patients and physicians in a respectful manner and follow UK Healthcare behavioral expectations for service excellence.
Accuracy, timely, attention to detail, organization, Exhibits the ability to work with others, collaborations, independently, Orientation to department processes; prioritization, Accountability, dependability, Customer service; communicationDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply09/25/2020University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.Posting Specific Questions
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