Medical Assistant

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:

No

Position Title:

Medical/Nursing Assistant - Advanced

Working Title:

Medical Assistant

Position Number:

00061984

Vacancy ID:

P012602

Budgeted Hiring Range:

$37,000-$42,000

Pay Band Information:

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade Equivalent:

GN04

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

Hours per week:

40

Work Schedule:

8a-5p Monday-Friday, occasional weekends and holidays.

Department Name and Number:

SA Campus Health Services-650001

Date First Posted:

04/13/2021

Closing Date:

05/06/2021

Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)

Department Description:

Campus Health (CH) is a multi-specialty ambulatory college health clinic providing quality, and affordable health care for eligible students and spouses. Annually, CH has more than 88,000 patient encounters, which includes Primary Care and Women’s Health as well as specialty clinics in sports medicine, orthopedics, gynecology, physical therapy, counseling and psychological services, travel clinic and allergy clinic. Weekend acute care is provided from 8-5 PM. On site ancillary services include pharmacy, OTC pharmacy, Student Stores pharmacy, medical laboratory, and radiology.

Campus Health has been continuously accredited since 1986 by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. All personnel are trained in the concepts and principles of Performance Improvement and serve as team members and leaders in shaping and defining the organization as it strives to provide quality and safe care.

Campus Health collaborates with Student Wellness and Campus Recreation and other Student Affairs partners to provide education and outreach to assist in keeping the campus population healthy.

Education and research comprise another important function of CH. CH provides clinical rotations and practicums for students in the School of Education, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health, Department of Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Radiology. In addition, CH serves as a research site for a number of faculty and graduate student grants and contracts, where CH staff participates with the principal investigators across a variety of medical specialties.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

Provides direct patient care, checks-in patients for clinical visit by obtaining vital signs and other data collection, performs basic lab tests including waived testing and phlebotomy, assists providers with contraceptive and medical procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician in a college-health ambulatory care environment. Prepares medications and administers routine immunizations following routine medical assisting techniques and procedures and with a medical provider authorization. Maintains a safe patient care environment, performs routine clerical functions, transports patients, and records pertinent medical health information in the electronic health record.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require registration as a Nurse Aide by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA.)

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Technical knowledge – full knowledge of appropriate patient care techniques and procedures. Full knowledge of standard procedures and practices of Medical Assisting, specifically preparing medications and administering immunizations.
Client Customer Services – ability to anticipate patient needs. Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients and their families by listening, understanding and responding to identified needs.
Communication – ability to communicate information in a concise and descriptive manner. Ability to use interview techniques that assist the patient in describing his/her symptoms and assist in discerning the situation. Knowledge of communication techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

High School graduate. Completion of an approved Medical Assistant Program.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Certified or Registered as a Medical Assistant.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements:

Ability to lift/move over 30 pounds with or without accommodation and transport patients within medical facility.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Overtime occasionally, Patient care involved, Shift work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

Position Attributes:

Severe Weather Essential; Subject to HIPAA; Communicable Disease Mandatory

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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