Certified Medical Assistant

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Classification:Physical Health Provider 2
Grade:Grade 77
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:VC, Student Affairs
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Health Profession

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) is seeking to employee a nationally certified CMA. This position, at 40 hours per week, and 11 months per year, allows a variety of clinic and outreach services to eligible UAA students. Using a student centered approach, within the context of a diverse healthcare team, this position is both challenging and exciting.

Duties:

10Record Keeping - assist with medical record management - enter notes in medical record regarding vital signs, chief complaints, and lab activity - maintain medication and immunization records; document in Medicat and VacTrAK systems -scan State of Alaska lab results into MedicatEssential
25Laboratory Duties - collect and process laboratory specimens (blood, urine, throat) - perform waived lab tests as directed - maintain records of lab specimens sent out to reference labs -perform regular quality control of lab tests, temperatures - follow principles of asepsisEssential
5Equipment and Supply Maintenance - maintain inventory of medical and lab supplies - clean and autoclave sterile insturments -clean microscope weekly -check AED battery monthly - maintain autoclave -order lab and clinical suppliesEssential
5Planning and University Communication - utilize time management skills, prioritizing and performing multiple tasks - participate in general staff meetings and clinical staff meetings -participate in outreach immunization clinic planning and execution -chart prep noting needed immunizations for next day appointments -communicate with Housing, COH, and Athletics regarding immunizationsEssential
5Room Prep - prepare and maintain treatment areas -monitor expiration dates - restock supplies in exam rooms -clean exam tables weekly -empty bio-hazard material as neededEssential
50Patient Care - greet patients and document vital signs (BP, orthostatic BP as indicated, P, RR, O2 sat, temp, and chief complaint - alert health care provider that patient is ready; coordinate patient care information with providers - prepare and administer injectable vaccines, per standing orders, or direct provider written order -verify incoming immunization records and enter into Medicat -immunization consultation with students regarding program requirements and their present status - call/fax prescriptions with direction -perform EKGs per provider order -assist with front desk coverage as neededEssential

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Graduation from a medical assistant program. Skills in phlebotomy.
Familiarity with medical terminology, aseptic technique, referral procedures, medical ethics, confidentiality, and record keeping (preferably electronic).
Basic computer skills.
Must work well in a team setting.
Excellent communication with students and staff

Required Experience:

Typically, this position will have one or more years of experience working as a medical assistant following completion of a training program before hire at UAA.

Typical Education or Training:

Associate degree in medical assisting (strongly preferred) or substantial experience in this field of work. National Certification is required.

Applications Instructions:

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references.

Grade 77, nonexempt, Minimum $21.59 hourly

Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time
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