UofL Physicians

Medical Assistant (Certified)

US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-2453
# of Openings
100
Category
Medical Assistant

Overview

**This posting is a general posting. If you meet the minimum qualifications, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists will reach out to discuss our opportunities more in depth. This position could support any one of our adult specialty clinics.**

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Medical assisting duties include patient triage, vital signs, patient history, EKG, injections, and using the electronic health record.

Responsibilities

 

  • Obtain medical history, triage patients, record vitals.
  • Reconcile medication list in EHR
  • Responds timely and appropriately to tasks.
  • Gives injections per physician order (i.e. Hepatitis A&B, PPD and flu vaccine)
  • Reports any abnormal results to physician immediately (i.e. labs, etc.)
  • Maintains clean exam rooms.
  • Complies with HIPAA privacy and security requirements to maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational policy and procedure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), required.
  • Medical Assisting certification from a nationally recognized organization. (Such as: CMA, CCMA, or RMA), required.
  • Medical Assisting Degree, preferred.
  • Minimum one year of working in a medical facility as a medical assistant and or documented evidence of externship completed in a medical office, preferred.
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary, and injection experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of health care field and medical office protocols/procedures.
  • Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families.

Skills

  • Skill in performing medical assistance task appropriately.
  • Skill intact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions.
  • Skill in understanding patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families.

Abilities

  • Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures.
  • Ability to project a pleasant and professional image.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete delegated tasks.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring dealing with others.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Working conditions are normal for a health care environment.

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