Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC

Requisition Number:

RE25964

Department Name:

M1500:Ambulatory Services Administration

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:

06

Salary Range:

$13.58-21.83/hour

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies::

http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience:

0 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

One of the following: 1. State Registered Nurse Assistant 2. Certified Nursing Assistant 3. RN nursing student who has completed first fundamental course and a clinical 4. Military Medic 5.Graduate from a medical assistant program

BLS at time of hire through American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider

Physical 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 8:00-5:00 pm; may require some holidays.

Job 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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Customer service, verbal and written communication, organization, multi-tasking, registration and scheduling, electronic medical records, and direct patient care.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred Education/Experience:

One or more years clinical experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply:

01/17/2021

University 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.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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