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MEDICAL ASSISTANT FLOAT 10/12/2017

University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS

Location
Overland Park, KS
AJE Ref #
579736213
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
113065
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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High School/GED
I am at least 18 years of age
I am authorized to work in the United States
I meet the job requirements as described

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our health system; they are our most important strength. The health system offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.



We currently have an opening for Medical Assistant Float



Responsibilities:



* * Accurately schedules radiology tests; obtains films and reports; and prepares laboratory specimens according to policy.

* * Assists physicians and/or nurses with special procedures and examinations as defined on competency checklist.

* * Collaborates with members of the health care team in coordinating and implementing plans for patient care. May record elements of the patient history for clinical staff

* * Electronically submits, calls and/or faxes in prescriptions and refills to outpatient pharmacies

* * Ensures data collected for completed procedures is recorded on appropriate forms and in medical records

* * Maintains medical records. Ensures all required documentation is available in the medical record. Distributes reports and correspondence; files, photocopies and processes forms related to medical charts.

* * Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks assigned areas and insures par levels of supplies are maintained. Checks and completes required logs and equipment such as refrigerator logs, eyewash logs, emergency/crash carts, suction and other required checks.

* * Performs clerical duties such as greeting patients; registration; scheduling; pre- certification of tests, procedures and medications; processing insurance forms; preparing financial records; answering phones; and entering ambulatory care charges.

* * Performs simple procedures as directed by the ambulatory nurse or physician and as defined on the competency checklist.

* * Performs vital signs, height, weight, and screening procedures and documents in medical record.





Requirements:

* * High School Diploma or GED required

* * BLS Certification required

* * Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program or at least three years of Medical Assistant job experience

* * Previous medical office experience preferred

* * Ability to understand, speak, read and write English

* * Basic typing and word processing ability required

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