Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – Employee Primary Care

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We want our team members to be happy, healthy, and have peace of mind. Our generous benefits package allows you to focus on what’s important – making UVA Health an ideal place to work, learn, and grow. Medical Assistants provide clinical support, assist with administrative tasks, and provide general support in an ambulatory setting under the direction or supervision of the patientxe2x80x99s physician or LIP/RN designee in accordance with policy, procedure and competency to promote patient health and wellness. Duties may include: patient care, vital signs, assisting licensed health care professionals, performing various laboratory tests, quality control indicators, and clinical intake. This position requires providing service to all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served Assists in assuring effective and efficient clinic operations while maintaining consistent and accurate communication with team members, referring providers, and patients. Assists with data collection for physical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of patients according to professional practice standards and institutional policy/procedure. Completes standardized rooming and performs clinical intake, data collection, and documentation. As directed and in accordance with documented competencies, provides clinical support to licensed healthcare professionals during examinations and procedures. Clinical support services include but are not limited to preparing laboratory specimens, performing testing (i.e. point of care testing, CLIA waived testing ECG/EKG, spirometry, venipuncture/phlebotomy, specimen collection, etc.), appropriate cleaning and sterilization of instruments/equipment and rooms, disposing of contaminated supplies, performing wound care, administering medications. Organizes and prioritizes daily work assignments to support patient needs, the interdisciplinary team, and operational efficiency. Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient needs as directed by the Health Care Provider (HCP). Reinforces patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient through approved educational materials or written instructions. Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care. Maintains supplies and equipment. Document and capture charges for clinical support services rendered within the patient visit. Performs administrative support responsibilities. As directed and in accordance with documented competencies, provides administrative support to licensed healthcare professionals. Administrative support services include but are not limited to draft letters and/or assist with completion of forms, facilitate scheduling, pend medication refills, assist with coverage of in basket messaging, assist with clinic/chart prep. Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care. Recognizes the importance of time sensitive issues. Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others according to departmental policy. In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned. Position Compensation Range: $18.37 – $28.47 Hourly MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is or Military Medical Specialist with twenty-four months experience and eligible for certification or registration. Experience: preferred, not required. Experience: preferred, not required. Licensure: American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification is required with hire. Current Medical Assistant Certification through a recognized national professional association such as the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants), the AMT (American Medical Technologists), NAHP (The National Association of Healthcare Professions), the ARMA (American Registry of Medical Assistants), or the NHA (National Healthcare Association). Credentials must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/traveling. Ability to lift/push/pull 20 xe2x80x93 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicianxe2x80x99s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. About Us: UVA Healthxe2x80xafis a world-class Magnet Recognized academic medical center and health system withxe2x80xafa level 1 trauma center. 2023-2024xe2x80xafU.S. News & World Reportxe2x80xafxe2x80x9cBest Hospitalsxe2x80x9d guidexe2x80xafrates UVA Health University Medical Center as xe2x80x9cHigh Performingxe2x80x9d in 5 adult specialties and 14 conditions/procedures. We are onexe2x80xafof 70 National Cancer Institute designated cancer centers.xe2x80xafUVA Childrenxe2x80x99sxe2x80xafis named byxe2x80xaf2023-2024 U.S. News & World Reportxe2x80xafas the best children’s hospital in Virginia with 9 specialties ranked among the best in the nation. Our footprintxe2x80xafalsoxe2x80xafencompasses 3 community hospitals and an integrated network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout Charlottesville, Culpeper, Northern Virginia, and beyond. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $18.37 – $28.47 per hour Benefits: Health insurance Work setting: In-person Ability to Relocate: Charlottesville, VA: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person

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