UofL Health

Certified Medical Assistant, 8-5p, Southend

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2022-27621
Category
ULP-Clinical Support
Department
CMG - Southend Medical Cl [205650]
Job Type
Hidden (2049)

Overview

We are hiring at UofL Physicians for a Cert Medical Assistant

Shift:  1st Shift

5129 Dixie Highway
Louisville, Kentucky 40216

 

About Us

UofL Physicians is one of the largest, multi-specialty physician practices in the Kentuckiana region. With over 700 providers, 200 practice locations and 78 specialties, UofL Physicians’ academic and community physicians care for all ages and stages of life, from pediatrics to geriatrics with compassion and expertise. UofL Physicians academic providers are professors and researchers at the UofL School of Medicine, teaching tomorrow’s physicians, leading research in medical advancements and bringing the most progressive, state-of-the-art health care to every patient.

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.
  • Certification:

    Basic Life Saving (BLS) accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) (required)

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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