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Medical Assistant

Company: University Hospital_2
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

If you are looking for new career opportunities and challenges, join our remarkable team at UW Health!

We are seeking a Medical Assistant to:

* Join our team of experienced family practice, internal medicine and pediatric physicians, certified physician assistants and nurse practitioners who provide on-demand acute care services for patients of all ages. * Assist in the treatment of urgent, nonlife-threatening conditions. * Prepare patients for our providers by obtaining the patients history of their present illness or injury, checking vital signs, documenting chief complaint, medications, and allergies, perform EKGs and administer medications and treatments. You will also assist with and/or perform various procedures. * Assist in assessing and stabilizing emergent, life-threatening patients for transport via EMS to the emergency department.

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.

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, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

Work Schedule : This is a part-time, Per Diem position to work 12 hours every four (4) weeks, day/evening shifts, Monday through Friday between 7:45 am and 9:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday between 7:45 am and 6:00 pm. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.

Work Locations : This position will be working between our West Towne Urgent Care Clinic and Union Corners Urgent Care Clinic.

Pay : 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.

UW Health Clinics - our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient and family experience by delivering the highest quality of care in a compassionate environment. With more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas, we are proud to have the opportunity to impact the communities we serve.

Keywords: University Hospital_2, Madison , Medical Assistant , Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin

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