Certified Medical Assistant I (Clinical) - East Orlando

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Medicine

Classification Title:

Certified Medical Assistant I (Clinical) - East Orlando

Job Description:

The Certified Medical Assistant I position at UCF Health-East Orlando works under the supervision of the Assistant Nurse Manager and practice plan physicians, as well as other healthcare providers, to coordinate and provide clinical care for patients being seen at the time of in office visits, as well as post visit care coordination. This position may be moved at leadership's discretion within the College of Medicine to a commensurate level position as determined by the Vice President of Medical Affairs.

  • Interviews clients to obtain health history, checks vital signs: temperature, blood pressure, pulse and records in Electronic Health Record; ensures accuracy and completeness of medical record
  • Assists providers with exams and procedures, including surgical procedures; prepares treatment room, ensuring that all instruments and supplies are present; sterilizes and cleans instruments
  • Answers patient inquiries providing routine information and routing calls to physician when necessary
  • Performs patient testing, phlebotomy, administers medications and vaccinations, and processes refill requests
  • Assists with scheduling patient appointments and providing referral and testing information and orders
  • Obtains lab and testing results and assists with follow-up under the direction of the provider; assists with tracking and follow-up of pathology specimens and results
  • Maintains adequate supplies in exam/treatment rooms
  • Participates in educational activities and in-services
  • Attends staff meetings. Acts as an engaged member of the Patient Centered Medical Home Team. Participates in team meetings, care huddles, and quality improvement initiatives
  • Adheres to HIPAA guidelines/regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Department:

COM - UCF Health

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm. Hours and location (Orlando – Main and Lake Nona) of work may flex based on scheduling and coverage needs. Regular and reliable attendance is expected.

Type of Appointment:

USPS Time-Limited

Expected Salary:

32,703 - Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 0+ years of relevant experience. Must be certified as a medical assistant.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified or a graduate of an accredited institution
  • Previous Certified Medical Assistant experience
  • Phlebotomy techniques
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and complete tasks timely
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring
  • Ability to follow oral and written communications
  • Ability to work alone or in a team-oriented environment
  • Energetic and adaptable, with a willingness to learn new skills and possess ability to successfully manage simultaneous multiple tasks
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with physicians, staff and patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellent customer service

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time limited funded position. Employment is subject to availability of funding and may cease at the time funding for this employment is depleted.

Health Assessment Required:

N/A

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

 

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