UofL Health

Medical Assistant

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2024-37100
Category
ULP-Clinical Support
Job Type
Regular

Overview

University of Louisville Physicians- CMA

 

Shift Options: 1st shift

 

About Us

UofL Health is a fully integrated regional academic health system with seven hospitals, four medical centers, nearly 200 physician practice locations, more than 700 providers, the Frazier Rehabilitation Institute and the Brown Cancer Center.

 

With more than 12,000 team members—physicians, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists and other highly skilled health care professionals—UofL Health is focused on one mission: delivering patient-centered care to each and every patient each and every day.

 

Our Mission

As an academic health care system, we will transform the health of the communities we serve through compassionate, innovative, patient-centered care

 

Responsibilities

JOB 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.
  • BLS through the American Heart Association required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of health care field and medical office protocols/procedures.
  • Knowledge of specific assisting tasks related to family & geriatric medical practice.
  • 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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