Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHCRequisition Number:
M8505: AMB-UHS ClinicsWork 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 daily, 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:
Hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. When UK is in session, there will be occasional late clinic that is 9:30 am – 6:00 pm. Also occasional Saturday clinic 9:00 am – 11:00 am.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, stock 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 values for service excellence.
This is a 10-month appointment, working full-time during the academic year with 2 months off during the summer.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Ability to multi tasks, excellent time management skills and critical thinking skills, computer skills, typing, patient registration, Knowledgeable of SCM, APM, ability to work as a team player, delivery of excellent customer service.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
High school diploma and at least one full year of clinical employment experience preferred.Deadline to Apply:
02/21/2021University 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.