UofL Physicians

Certified Medical Assistant

US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-3856
# of Openings
1
Category
Medical Assistant

Overview

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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