Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC

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Job Title:

Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC

Requisition Number:

RE26017

Department Name:

M8505: AMB-UHS Clinics

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:

Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm; occasional overtime until 6:00 pm, Saturday clinic coverage during academic school year, and/or holiday shifts may be required per departmental needs.

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:

The ideal candidate for this position will have phlebotomy, customer service, patient registration and scheduling, written and verbal communication, organizational, and multitasking skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred Education/Experience:

at least one full year of clinical employment experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply:

01/18/2021

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: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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