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Medical Assistant II (PRN28671B) Utah

Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

This is a clinical position, working alongside the surgeons, providers, and all other members of the Pediatric Orthopedic team as patients are seen in a clinical setting. This position will require you to travel to all current and future locations. We have locations in Salt Lake City, Riverton, Provo and Layton. University of Utah Job ID# PRN28671B 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations COMPENSATION: $17.00 - $22.00 WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time RESPONSIBILITIES: Room patients and obtain all pertinent medical history from patient/parents. Apply custom casts as well as removal of cast. Removal of surgical pins, sutures and other post-operative dressings in clinic. Scribe clinic notes in EMR with minimal mistakes. Fil and instruct patient how to use braces, boots, crutches, splints and any other DME. Collect any pertinent medication information from EMR for future clinics. Order imaging exams. Back office working including, answer patients calls, preparing charts, patient paperwork, making post op calls, scheduling and coordinating patient appointments, obtain prior authorization, check in and out patients. Charting in iCentra and EPIC. iCentra and EPIC are the medical records system's we use to schedule and chart in daily. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above. Demonstrated phlebotomy skills. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in the specific clinic's specialty skills within six weeks of hire. *Specialty skills may not be performed until after the new hire completed basic competency testing. Incumbents face exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated bodily fluids, blood, used needles and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job. Ability to withstand the physical demand of being on your feet for long periods of time, of moving and lifting patients and of reaching for and handling equipment. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above. Demonstrated phlebotomy skills. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in the specific clinic's specialty skills within six weeks of hire. *Specialty skills may not be performed until after the new hire completed basic competency testing. Incumbents face exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated bodily fluids, blood, used needles and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job. Ability to withstand the physical demand of being on your feet for long periods of time, of moving and lifting patients and of reaching for and handling equipment. QUALIFICATIONS: Required Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire. One of the following Current Advanced EMT certification with the State of Utah. Current certification to practice as a Paramedic in the State of Utah. Current certification as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) through AAMA Currently credentialed in ABR-OE (Assessment-Based Recognition in Order Entry) through AAMA. Current certification as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through AMT Current certification as a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) through NCCT. Current Clinical Medical Assistant Certification through NHA. Current certification as a NRCMA - Medical Assistant through the National Association for Health Professionals. If candidate is not certified upon hire, they must have completed an accredited Medical Assisting program before date of hire. One of the indicated certifications must be obtained within six months of hire. PREFERENCES: N/A TO APPLY, VISIT: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/126781 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: University of Utah, Salt Lake City , Medical Assistant II (PRN28671B) Utah, Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah

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