• Medical Assistant- Women's Clinic

    Posted Date 2 days ago(2/19/2020 4:40 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-64073
    Category
    Patient Care
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE WISL UWC Nursing
    Post End Date
    2/27/2020
  • Overview

    Schedule: Full-Time, Day Shift

     

    The Medical Assistant (MA) provides direct patient care to assigned patients.  The MA works under the direct supervision of the clinic physician by assisting in the examination and treatment of patients.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities

    • Conducts patient interviews.
    • Measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height).
    • Update information on patients' Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
    • Perform EKG's, bladder scans, and dressing changes.
    • Draws and collects blood samples.
    • Prepares specimens for laboratory analysis.
    • Prepares treatment rooms for examination.
    • Performs administrative tasks by registering and scheduling patients for appointments, procedures, etc. 
    • May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • High School Diploma/GED OR successful completion of Medical Assistant Training from an Accredited Program.
    • Excellent communication skills, basic computer skills, strong work ethics and accountability.

                              

    Preferred:

    • Experience in an ambulatory care setting.
    • Experience with Phlebotomy

    • One (1) year of Medical Assistant experience.

     

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence

     

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Frequently
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Loud
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Sharp objects/tools

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