Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHCRequisition Number:
7H505:OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY - ONCOLOGYWork 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 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 8:00am-5:00pm, may require some holidays. Other days/times determined by department needs and urgent situations.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:
Experience with insurance, scheduling and other patient related activities. Experience with UK’s registration/scheduling system (RSS).Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
One or more years clinical experience preferred.Deadline to Apply:
02/28/2021University 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.