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Certified Medical Assistant

University of Alaska Anchorage, AK
  • Posted: September 06, 2019
  • $21 Hourly
  • Full-Time

Certified Medical Assistant
Apply nowJob no:513491
Classification:Physical Health Provider 2
Grade:Grade 77
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
Location:Anchorage
Categories:Health Profession, Student Affairs/Services
Position Summary:The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) is seeking to employee a nationally certified CMA. This position, at 40 hours per week, and 11 months per year, allows a variety of clinic and outreach services to eligible UAA students. Using a student centered approach, within the context of a diverse healthcare team, this position is both challenging and exciting.

Duties:
10Record Keeping

  • assist with medical record management
  • enter notes in medical record regarding vital signs, chief complaints, and lab activity
  • maintain medication and immunization records; document in Medicat and VacTrAK systems
  • scan State of Alaska lab results into MedicatEssential
25Laboratory Duties
  • collect and process laboratory specimens (blood, urine, throat)
  • perform waived lab tests as directed
  • maintain records of lab specimens sent out to reference labs
  • perform regular quality control of lab tests, temperatures
  • follow principles of asepsisEssential
5Equipment and Supply Maintenance
  • maintain inventory of medical and lab supplies
  • clean and autoclave sterile insturments
  • clean microscope weekly
  • check AED battery monthly
  • maintain autoclave
  • order lab and clinical suppliesEssential
5Planning and University Communication
  • utilize time management skills, prioritizing and performing multiple tasks
  • participate in general staff meetings and clinical staff meetings
  • participate in outreach immunization clinic planning and execution
  • chart prep noting needed immunizations for next day appointments
  • communicate with Housing, COH, and Athletics regarding immunizationsEssential
5Room Prep
  • prepare and maintain treatment areas
  • monitor expiration dates
  • restock supplies in exam rooms
  • clean exam tables weekly
  • empty bio-hazard material as neededEssential
50Patient Care
  • greet patients and document vital signs (BP, orthostatic BP as indicated, P, RR, O2 sat, temp, and chief complaint
  • alert health care provider that patient is ready; coordinate patient care information with providers
  • prepare and administer injectable vaccines, per standing orders, or direct provider written order
  • verify incoming immunization records and enter into Medicat
  • immunization consultation with students regarding program requirements and their present status
  • call/fax prescriptions with direction
  • perform EKGs per provider order
  • assist with front desk coverage as neededEssential

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Skills in phlebotomy.
Familiarity with medical terminology, aseptic technique, referral procedures, medical ethics, confidentiality, and record keeping.
Basic computer skills.
Must work well in a team setting.
Excellent communication with students and staff
Required Experience:
Typically, this position will have one or more years of experience working as a medical assistant following completion of a training program before hire at UAA.
Typical Education or Training:
Graduation from a medical assistant program. Associate degree in medical assisting (strongly preferred) or substantial experience in this field of work. National Certification is required.
Applications Instructions:
Please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references.
Grade 77, nonexempt, 10 months per year, Minimum $21.59 hourly
Advertised:04 Sep 2019Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close:

University of Alaska

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Anchorage, AK
99503 USA

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