Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN) - Orthopedics - 90% FTE - The American Center (TAC) (9305) at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

Posted in Health Care 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Become part of one of the nation's leading academic medical centers. You will find your work as a medical assistant in Orthopedics and Rehabilitation both rewarding and challenging.

We are seeking a Medical Assistant to:

  • Join our Orthopedic Surgeons who provide a full range of surgical services, including trauma, joint reconstruction and replacement, spine, hand and upper extremity and foot and ankle surgery.

  • Provide quality care in a compassionate and patient-family centered environment.

  • Prepare patients for examination, assist with treatments and office procedures and provide patient education.

  • Promote healthy lifestyles, wellness and education.


Minimum - Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program, licensure as an LPN, completion of the UW Health Medical Assistant certification program or completion of CCMA as a UW Health employee. 

Work Experience:

Minimum – Will consider new Medical Assistant and LPN graduates.

Preferred – One (1) year experience as a Certified Medical Assistant or LPN.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - Certified as CMA, RMA or CCMA or eligible for certification. Certification must be obtained within one year of hire from date of hire. CPR/BLS certification.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology. 

  • Ability to make judgments in demanding situations. 

  • Ability to react to frequent changes in duties and volume of work. 

  • Commitment to respectful patient and family-centered care. 

  • Effective oral and written communication skills. 

Physical Requirements

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day.​  Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.

Work Schedule

This is a part-time, 36 hours per week position scheduled to work Monday through Friday, eight (8) hour shifts between 7:45 am and 5:15 pm. No weekends or holidays are required. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.


UW Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.

Sign-On Bonus: This position is eligible for up to a $3,000 sign-on bonus (pro-rated on FTE/Hours).

UW Health at The American Center – on Madison’s east side – is UW Health’s newest hospital and one of the most advanced hospitals and wellness centers in the country. Here, health care is seen as a holistic endeavor where our mission is to not only diagnose and treat you when you’re sick, but also to partner with you in health and wellness.

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