Medical Assistant Trainee (CMA) – Earn While You Learn Program

The UVA Earn While You Learn Trainee Program provides structured coursework and paid on-the-job-training as a full-time, benefitted employee. Certified Medical Assistants perform a variety of patient care and administrative support functions under the supervision of Medical Center professionals in an ambulatory or outpatient setting. Now scheduling interviews for our June 2024 cohort.* Join a culture that encourages growth, teamwork, diversity, pride, efficiency, and exceptional patient care. Whether you are starting your very first job or want to start a new career in healthcare, the Earn While You Learn training programs could be the place for you. The UVA Earn While You Learn Trainee Program provide s structured coursework and paid on-the-job-training as a full-time, benefitted employee. Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED; no experience is required . If you are seeking a career that is rewarding and makes a difference, join one of the nationxe2x80x99s premier academic health systems. Earn While You Learn t raining p rograms beg in June 2024. Find more information on program career paths and training here: If you are interested in being considered for any of the training programs, please apply to this posting. You will be contacted by a Recruiter to schedule an interview via Zoom. Position Compensation: $17.00/hour + benefits You will be paid a total of 40 hours /week. All course and certification fees will be paid for by UVA Health in return for 1 year FULL-TIME commitment as an employee at UVA Health once course is completed. Medical Assistant Trainee (CMA) – Earn While You Learn Program Performs basic clinical skills, as delegated by licensed medical professionals and in accordance with policy and procedure, to promote patient health and wellness. Identifies patients prior to assisting with any intervention. Assists with the collection of patient vital signs and weights and documents accordingly. Assists with the patient rooming process and documents in the electronic medical record including setting specific patient screenings. Promptly reports abnormal findings and changes in patient condition to the registered nurse, licensed independent professional, or preceptor. Assists with patient mobility using safe lifting equipment and following mobility standard operating procedures for safe transfer and positioning practices. Assists providers and clinical team with general patient care, including assisting with physical assessments, examinations, and procedures. Assists with preparing examination/procedure room. Assists with preparing and maintaining sterile fields. Assists with patient procedure preparation. Assists with obtaining labels and sending/transporting specimens for diagnostic testing. Observes environment for safety patient and team member safety hazards and immediately reports potential hazards. Observes and adheres to organizational safety policies and procedures including but not limited to sharps handling and management of biohazardous materials. Cleans equipment and performs safety checks as needed and per protocol. Promptly reports safety and quality incidents involving patients, staff, and/or visitors to a licensed medical professional or supervisor using the institutionxe2x80x99s quality reporting process. Demonstrates knowledge of the institutionxe2x80x99s fire/emergency/infection control programs. Performs administrative support functions. Completes supply stocking, inventory, and ordering as needed. Maintains necessary skills and competencies. Identifies strengths and opportunities for professional development and goals for self-improvement. Completes annual mandatory training activities and regulatory in-service requirements with-in established timeframes. Maintains attendance and engagement with formal education program. 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: – MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent. Experience: No experience required . Licensure: No licensure/certifications are required to apply to this role. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Job requires frequent bending and stooping; proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; attention to detail and ability to write legibly; ability to lift/push/pull 20 xe2x80x93 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease. The University of Virginia, i ncluding 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. Position Compensation Range: –

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