University of Utah Medical Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 05/27/2015

Requisition Number PRN04505N

Job Title Medical Assistant

Working Title Medical Assistant

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 16

Full Time or Part Time?

Shift

Work Schedule Summary

Mondays and Fridays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area

Department 00913 - Pediatric Surgery Development

Location

City

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.59 - 20.14

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

Part time role as a medical assistant to a busy Pediatric Surgery office/clinic located at both Primary Children’s Hospital and Riverton.

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.

Responsibilities

Job duties include but are not limited to: interacting with patients, performing both clinical and administrative tasks such as taking vital signs, answering phones, scheduling appointments, helping doctors, coworkers and patients have an exceptional experience. Very strong multi-tasking skills are essential.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a certified Medical Assistant program or current certification as anEMT- Intermediate in the state of Utah is required. Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or obtain one within one month of hire; demonstrated phlebotomy skills and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. Demonstrated proficiency in the specific clinic’s specialty skills within six weeks of hire is required. Specialty skills may not be performed until after the new hire completes competency testing.

Hiring department may prefer Medical Assistant Certification or Registration.

Care is appropriate to the population served.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Pediatric Surgery is seeking someone with a positive attitude, good work ethic, willing to learn new things, ability to multi-task and with strong computer skills. Experience working with patients, medical charting experience and Meaningful Use knowledge.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.