Medical Assistant

Posted Date 4 months ago(1/18/2022 6:41 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-75081
Category
Patient Care
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE WISL Women's Center - Grnd FL OP C
Post End Date
6/7/2022

Overview

Schedule: Full-Time, Day Shift

 

The Medical Assistant (MA) provides direct patient care to assigned patients in the Women's Center. The MA works under the direct supervision of the clinic nurse(s) 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.  

 

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority.  For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have filed a request for medical or religious exemption by March 15, 2022 as a condition of employment.  UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

 

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

  • Collects patient data
  • Performs vital signs and utilize skills such as phlebotomy
  • Performs EKG's, dressing changes, set up for and assist provider with procedures and examinations
  • Coordinates appointments, referrals, consults, tests and/or procedures
  • Responds appropriately to the requirements of third-party payers requesting medical records and surgery scheduling
  • Check-in and registers patients, check-out and collects payments and issues receipts, verifies insurance coverage
  • Assist with prior authorizations 

May perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • High School Diploma/GED plus successful completion of Medical Assistant Training from an Accredited Program.         

Preferred:

  • Experience in an ambulatory care setting.

All (SELECTED) applicants are subject to an online reference check before their application can be forwarded to the manager for an interview request. Please be sure to a have a valid email address on your application to get started with the online reference check. Please allow 1-2 business days to receive the email.

 

This is a safety sensitive position and subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. 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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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: Occasionally
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: Fumes/Gases/Odors, Sharp objects/tools

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