Medical Assistant Adv/Ambulatory/UKHC
Medical Assistant Adv/Ambulatory/UKHCRequisition Number:
M6500: AMB - Family & Community MedicineWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$15.26-23.98/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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3 yrsRequired License/Registration/Certification:
Have one or more of the following: 1. Graduated from a medical assistant program and eligible to sit for certification or registration exam (CMA, RMA, NCMA, etc.) PLUS BLS at time of hire through American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider.
Must sit for and successfully pass MA certification or registration within 1 year of hire. Must advance on TAP ladder within 1 year of hire.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 8:00am-5:00pm, may require some holidays. Other days/times determined by department needs and urgent situations.Job Summary:
The department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking a Medical Assistant Advanced/Ambulatory.
Clinically competent certified/registered Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for day to day care of high acuity patient population and/or works in collaboration with clinic supervisors who have over 10 MAs/CST IIIs in their clinic to orient, and train new MA staff.
Assist in the creation of programs and processes to enhance the role of the MAs / Techs. Assist in the development of initiatives to improve clinical outcomes reliant on unlicensed assistive personnel role.
The Medical Assistant Advanced will work collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure high quality service and excellent outcomes.
The MA Advanced will communicate with many members of the healthcare team and beyond representing UKHC and their specific clinic in a positive way and follow UK HealthCare behavioral expectations for service excellence as well as demonstrate our Living DIReCT values.
Please note: Must sit for and successfully pass Medical Assistant (MA) certification or registration within 1 year of hire. Must advance on the Technician Advancement Program (TAP) ladder within 1 year of hire.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Experience with insurance, scheduling and other patient related activities. Experience with UK’s registration/scheduling system (APM).
Need natural leadership ability, working rapport with peers and others, positive character, ability to teach others effectively and flexibility in a complex environment. Strong focus on patient experience and capturing/documenting quality outcomes.
High School diploma plus four or more years experience as a medical assistant preferred.Deadline to Apply:
04/13/2021University 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.