Certified Medical Assistant - Dermatology at University of Virginia

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia





Job Description:


Job location: Charlottesville, VA



Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-08
Req: R0029261
Responsible for providing patient care health teaching and a safe environment to patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting or in the patient's home as directed by physicians and registered nurses.

  • Assists the registered nurse and/or physician through data collection concerning the physical psychological social and cultural dimensions of patients according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.

  • Organizes and prioritizes patient care activities considering the needs of the patients and the interdisciplinary team.

  • Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient's needs as directed by the registered nurse/physician.

  • Maintains efficient patient flow throughout the clinic experience.

  • Assists in developing and implementing patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient.

  • Provides a safe environment and safe delivery of care.

  • Maintains supplies and equipment.

  • Performs administrative support responsibilities.

  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $14.48 - $22.44 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS



  • Education: A technical diploma or certificate in Medical Assisting required. (Associates Degree in Medical Assisting from an accredited Program of Study such as the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) preferred.)

  • Licensure: One of the following four credentials - Certified Medical Assistant by the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants), Registered Medical Assistant by the AMT (American Medical Technologists), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant by the NHA (National Health Career Association), or Certified Medical Assistant by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP). Credential must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.




PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/traveling. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.





COVID Vaccination Requirement


The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.


If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.




The University of Virginia, i
ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's 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.


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