Job Information

University of Utah Medical Assistant II in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN27860B

Job Title PS Medical Assistant II

Working Title Medical Assistant II

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $17.00 - $22.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

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.


Room patients and obtain all pertinent medical history from palient/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.

Minimum Qualifications


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.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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