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Medical Assist/Ambulatory/On-Call/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Medical Assist/Ambulatory/On-Call/UKHC
Requisition Number DU09798
Department Name H5000: CHANDLER - RETAIL PHARMACY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $16.20 - $24.82
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status On Call
Required Education
HS
Required Related Experience
0 years
Required License/Registration/Certification
Have one or more of the following: 1. Kentucky Registered SRNA, 2. RN nursing student who has completed first fundamental course and a clinical, 3. Military Medic, 4.Graduate from an accredited medical assistant program, 5. Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), 6. Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), 7. Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA), 8. Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), 9. A CST III at UK in the last 12 months, 10. Graduate of a licensed practical nursing program. PLUS 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.
Shift
Varies: Primarily Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, may require some holidays. provides coverage at both Gill Infusion and Wellington Infusion locations.
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, stock 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 values for service excellence.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Customer service, verbal and written communication, organization, multi-tasking, phlebotomy, patient care, vitals, rooming patients, medical assisting in outpatient setting.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
1 year clinical experience. Outpatient Clinical Experience preferred. Certified Medical Assistant certification preferred.
Deadline to Apply 08/01/2023
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.

Posted: 2022-08-26 Expires: 2022-10-27

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