Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC

University of Kentucky

Posting Details
Posting Details

Job Title Medical Assistant/Ambulatory/UKHC
Requisition Number RE43908
Working Title Medical Assistant – Markey Cancer Center
Department Name M3030:Cancer Clinic Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 06
Salary Range $16.20-24.82/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education HS
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Required Related Experience 0 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification One of the following: 1. State Registered Nurse Assistant (SRNA) 2. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 3. Registered Nurse (RN) nursing student who has completed first fundamental course and a clinical 4. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) / medic including military medic 5. Graduate from a medical assistant program. 5. Graduate from a licensed practical nursing program. 6. Clinical Services Technician (CST) III at UK in the last 12 months. Basic Life Support (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 Day shift.
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 starting pay for this position was recently adjusted. The minimum hourly rate for this position will now be $18.20/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate’s experience.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Experience with insurance, scheduling and other patient related activities. Experience with UK’s registration/scheduling system (EPIC).
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience One year of clinical experience.
Deadline to Apply 02/27/2024
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.

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