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Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC

Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 11/29/2023
ExpiresExpires: 2/27/2024
Health and Medical Services
Full Time
Entry Level
Posting Details

Job Title
Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE42745

Working Title
Medical Assistant – Gill Heart Clinic

Department Name
M7000:Cardiovascular

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
06

Salary Range
$16.20-24.82/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies:
https://hr.uky.edu/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

0 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

One of the following: 1. State Registered Nurse Assistant ( SRNA ) 2. Certified Nursing Assistant ( CNA ) 3. Registered Nurse (RN) nursing student who has completed first fundamental course and a clinical 4. Emergency Medical Technician ( EMT ) / medic including military medic 5. Graduate from a medical assistant program. 5. Graduate from a licensed practical nursing program. 6. Clinical Services Technician ( CST ) III at UK in the last 12 months. Basic Life Support ( BLS ) at time of hire through American Heart Association ( AHA ) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider.

Physical Requirements

The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments. May require some travel to outreach UKHC Heart Clinics (reimbursable).

Shift

Day shift. Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm (40 hrs/wk).

Job Summary

The Medical Assistant (MA) will be responsible for direct patient care and provides clinical support to providers.

Duties include but not limited to the following: obtain patient medical history information, expedite patient flow, room patients, stocking clinic with supplies, navigate electronic health record system, schedule and follow-up with appointments and assist with medication fill requests, prior authorizations and schedule tests, procedures and consults.

The MA will communicate with pharmacies, insurance companies, patients and physicians in a respectful manner and follow UK Healthcare behavioral expectations for service excellence.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

N/A

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

One year of clinical experience.

Deadline to Apply
12/19/2023

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Years of experience

  • Entry Level