UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
HSC-HSC Health Student Health-345820Job Location:
Fort WorthFull Time/Part Time:
Salary Commensurate with ExperienceDepartment Summary:
The UNT Health Science Center Clinical Practice Group is the academic practice plan for the Health Science Center. Focused on primary care and improving health outcomes to all to build a healthier community, UNTHSC Clinical Practice Group has 13 unique clinics on the UNTHSC campus. Select specialties are aligned with key educational and clinical objectives supporting our primary care focus. In each clinic, an interprofessional team works collaboratively to achieve an optimized treatment plan tailored to the individual patient. The UNTHSC Clinical Practice Group as an interdisciplinary team of primary care and specialty care providers who are dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of our patients through patient centered clinical care, research and the education of health profession students.Position Overview:
The University of North Texas Health Science Center Student Health and Priority Care Clinic are seeking to hire a Medical Assistant I to join our team. The Medical Assistant I will perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood and administering medications as directed by the physician.Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of related experience. Requires graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Clinical/Professional Knowledge & Skills – Demonstrates basic skills and knowledge of the job; maintains and enhances clinical skills and knowledge on a regular basis; keeps up with current developments and
trends in areas of expertise.
- Team Skills – Seeks opportunities to accept ideas and help from co-workers to accomplish work goals; ensures smooth transition of important Patient care information from one caregiver or
department to another; is willing to share credit; appreciates differences in personalities; shows empathy; has a sense of humor and is willing to laugh at self.
- Accuracy/Attention to Detail – Consistently produces thorough and timely work; is very attentive to details; asks questions to accurately document Patient information and update records; shows concern for every aspect of the job; ensures excellent communication and follow-up.
- Respect for Standard – Understands and respects the need for structured guidelines and protocols, but is willing to ask for clarification if something doesn’t make sense and could cause harm to a Patient or result in less than an excellent level of care; demonstrates compliance with required standards.
- Customer Focus – Continually searches for ways to provide value-added solutions to customers; understands and anticipates customer’s needs and keeps customer’s needs in mind when making decisions; takes responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty; solicits customer feedback to ensure
satisfaction with product, service and/or relationship; uses patient’s name and respects needs of different age groups
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
Required License / Registration / Certification:
- CPR certification.
Medical Assistant ProgramWork Schedule:
Monday – Friday 8-5Driving University Vehicle:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Classification Title:
Medical Assistant IIPhysical Requirements:
Sitting, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Carrying, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Ability to communicateo:
Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height and record patients’ medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.o:
Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean and show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.o:
Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician and collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens and prepare them for testing.o:
Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.o:
Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients.o:
Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.o:
Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.o:
Performs other duties as assigned.Posting Number:
S2166PQuicklink for Posting: