Medical Assistant II - UICC River Crossing Clinic 100% at University of Iowa

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Job Description:

The University of Iowa Community Clinics is seeking a patient centered Medical Assistant II / 100% (40 hours a week) to work at the UICC River Crossing Clinic. This position supports our team based care where you'll spend more time with patients and expand your physician-support abilities.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Under direct supervision of physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse,
  • Performs technical, patient care and related clerical functions in an ambulatory setting.
  • Duties may involve the use of electronic word/data processing equipment and/or conventional office equipment.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

WE CARE Core Values:

  • Welcoming - We strive for an environment where everyone has a voice that is heard, that promotes the dignity of our patients, trainees, and employees, and allows all to thrive in their health, work, research, and education.

  • Excellence - We aim to achieve and deliver our personal and collective best in the pursuit of quality and accessible healthcare, education, and research.

  • Collaboration - We encourage collaboration with healthcare systems, providers, and communities across Iowa and the region, as well as within our UI community. We believe teamwork - guided by compassion - is the best way to work.

  • Accountability - We behave ethically, act with fairness and integrity, take responsibility for our own actions, and respond when errors in behavior or judgment occur.

  • Respect - We are committed to ensuring that UI Health Care is an inclusive environment where individuals from the full spectrum of diversity - which includes identity, backgrounds, cultures, ability and perspective -feel safe, seen, and valued.

  • Equity - We dedicate ourselves to equity and fairness in research, health care, education and health.

Percent of Time: 100% / 40 hours per week

Schedule: Monday - Friday, variable hours between 0730-2000. No holidays, no call.

Location: Riverside, IA

Pay Grade: 8

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Certification or registration as a Medical Assistant OR completion of a recognized one year Medical Assistant Program, OR Completion of a health care profession program with a curriculum incorporating elements of a Medical Assistant program including but not limited to: pathophysiology, medical terminology, basic pharmacology and medication administration including dose calculation and psychology.

Special Qualifications

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant program accredited by ABHES or CAAHEP, graduation from a college with institutional accreditation by regional or national accrediting agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education, or LPN licensure is required.
  • Medical Terminology.
  • Public Contact/Customer Service.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Current course completion card in Basic Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association.
  • Current course completion card in Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association.
  • Phlebotomy experience.
  • Previous healthcare support experience, 1 to 3 years (in past 3 years) in healthcare setting in acute care environment, Emergency Department/Trauma Center, or Family Medicine Clinic.
  • Computer skills and ability to navigate the EMR - Epic, Word.
  • Staff may be required to receive a passing score on work samples to be considered for this position.

In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact:

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Medical Assistant II
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Pay Level: 8
  • Starting Salary Minimum: 35,725.68
  • Starting Salary Maximum: 53,160.48
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Julie Hierseman
  • Contact Email:

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