The University of Kansas Hospital - Nursing Support Careers

Medical Assistant Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: KUPI ADMIN FLOAT POOL

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8:00-4:30

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Ambulatory Float Medical Assistant. This position will allow you to gain experience in a variety of specialty clinics. *Hourly Float differential included.

Responsibilities:

Accurately schedules radiology tests; obtains films and reports; and prepares laboratory specimens according to policy.

Assists physicians and/or nurses with special procedures and examinations as defined on competency checklist.

Collaborates with members of the health care team in coordinating and implementing plans for patient care. May record elements of the patient history for clinical staff review.

Electronically submits, calls and/or faxes in prescriptions and refills to outpatient pharmacies

Ensures data collected for completed procedures is recorded on appropriate forms and in medical records

Maintains medical records. Ensures all required documentation is available in the medical record. Distributes reports and correspondence; files, photocopies and processes forms related to medical charts.

Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks assigned areas and insures par levels of supplies are maintained. Checks and completes required logs and equipment such as refrigerator logs, eyewash logs, emergency/crash carts, suction and other required checks.

Performs clerical duties such as greeting patients; registration; scheduling; pre certification of tests, procedures and medications; processing insurance forms; preparing financial records; answering phones; and entering ambulatory care charges.

Performs simple procedures as directed by the ambulatory nurse or physician and as defined on the competency checklist.

Performs vital signs, height, weight, and screening procedures and documents in medical record.

Requirements:

High school Diploma or equivalent required

Graduate of Medical Assistant Program or LPN License required

Previous medical office experience preferred

BLS Certification required

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