Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHCRequisition Number:
7H657:PEDIATRICS - GENERALWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$13.58-21.83/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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0 yrsRequired 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
The essential function of this position include the ability to lift or carry up to 25-50 pounds as needed, as well as stand for long periods of time. The condition of work may include expsposure to communicable disease and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.Shift:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some holidays or weekends maybe required.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 will have proven the ability to work in a team as well as independently and to be assertive and provide optimal patient care to the pediatric population in an ambulatory clinic setting. The ability to communicate in a professional manner with patients and their families, co-workers, and physician’s is essential to delivering collaborative care to patients and excellent customer service skills is required. The ability to prioritize and organize and the ability to navigate the electronic computer system in order to appropriately document patient care.
Customer service, verbal and written communication, organization, multi-tasking, registration and scheduling, electronic medical records, and direct patient care.
One or more years clinical experience preferred.Deadline to Apply:
01/26/2021University 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.