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Medical Assistant - Fouke School District Clinic

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Medical Assistant - Fouke School District Clinic

Requisition ID

2021-78207

Category

Nursing - Outpatient

Position Type

Temporary Part-Time

Department

REP CS Southwest Texarkana

Post End Date

9/29/2021

Overview

 

 

 

Medical Assistant - Fouke School District Clinic

This position will be located at the Fouke School District Clinic

Hours of work - Monday morning, Tuesday afternoon and Thursday afternoon.

The Medical Assistant (MA) works under the direct supervision of the clinic physician by assisting in the examination and treatment of patients. The MA will conduct patient interviews, measure vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' Electronic Medical Record (EMR). The MA will also draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Also prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. The MA may also perform administrative tasks by registering and scheduling patients for appointments, procedures, etc. using the various registration and scheduling systems.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

Collects patient data, performs vital signs, may utilize skills such as phlebotomy.

Performs skills such as EKG's, dressing changes, set up for and assist provider with procedures and examinations (with the exception of medication handling).

Meets, greets, and assists the public, answers telephones.

Coordinates appointments, referrals, consults, tests and/or procedures.

Check-in and registers patients, check-out and collects payments and issues receipts, verifies insurance coverage.

Responds appropriately to the requirements of third- party payers, requesting medical records and surgery scheduling.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED and graduation from an accreditied Medical Assistant Program.

One year of MA experience. Will consider new graduate MA with previous CNA or PCT experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Nationally Registered

This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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Physical Requirements

 

 

Stand: Frequently

Sit: Frequently

Walk: Frequently

Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently

Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs

Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently

Talk: Frequently

Hear: Frequently

Taste or smell: Occasionally

Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently

Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment

Noise Level: Moderate

Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity

Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Sharp objects/tools

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 3052672

Posted On: Sep 14, 2021

Updated On: Sep 30, 2021