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Registered or Certified Medical Assistant

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID352728
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyLR-Health Care NonProfessional
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code5075
Employee ClassAFSCME Unit 4 - Health Care
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What we offer:

  • Excellent and affordable health care benefits.
  • No nights or weekends
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) pension plan
  • Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition. Hourly Rate: $20.07- $24.84 General Statement of Responsibilities:The University of Minnesota' Boynton Health (BH), a leader in college health, is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant with a positive attitude and exceptional customer service skills. As a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant at BH, you will become a vital member of our team using your expertise as a nurse to deliver high-quality patient care. You will participate and be a key player on a team that is improving and delivering high-quality health care to the University's diverse populations of students, faculty, staff, and community. At BH, you will also have the opportunity to use your creative talent to support student and campus health and wellness initiatives and events. BH offers the unique opportunity to build connections and share your ideas with top executives and leadership. The ideal candidate will have integrity, good judgment, and the ability to relate to people. Outstanding benefits include tuition scholarships; excellent medical, dental, and retirement plans; free in-house continuing medical education (CME) opportunities and an allowance for external CME opportunities. Detailed Job Responsibilities:Deliver safe, quality patient care to patients under a Registered Nurse or clinician's direction and supervision.
    • Review electronic health record (EHR) for completeness before appointments and as needed for phone calls and diagnostic test results.
    • Prepare exam rooms.
    • Restock supplies. Assemble procedure trays as needed for office visits.
    • Room patients; prepare patients for exam/treatments/procedures.
    • Interview patient for reason for visit.
    • Measure and record vital signs.Perform delegated medical treatments and procedures according to policies, procedures, and protocols.
      • Administer prescribed medicines and injections.
      • Clean and dress wounds.
      • Perform Point of Care testing and assigned procedures.
      • Collect and process lab specimens.Efficiently and accurately record Electronic Health Record information.
        • Document all care information, as necessary to maintain an accurate record of nursing actions, patients' reactions to care, resulting patient outcomes, and relevant medical communication with patients.
        • Answer phones, route messages and return calls, as directed by clinicians.
        • Room patients over the phone for provider Telehealth visits.Continually improve systems and processes supporting LPN practice.
          • Attend training and comply with OSHA, MERTKA, BBP, and HIPPA law, as well as clinic policies and procedures.
          • Offer feedback on patient care protocols, policies, and procedures and participate in process and practice improvement efforts.Work Environment
            • Promote a safe, equitable, and respectful environment in which concerns can be addressed effectively.**This description lists the major duties and requirements and is not all-inclusive. The employee may be expected to perform related duties and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.**

              Required Qualifications:
              • Graduation from a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited medical assistant program AAMA or AMT certification.
              • Completion of medical assistant training program.
              • Registration or Certification as a medical assistant.
              • Must be able to lift 30 pounds.
              • Demonstrated commitment to promoting culture that respects and advances diversity and inclusion. Preferred Qualifications:
                • Open to communicating with individuals from a variety of cultures.
                • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective work relations.
                • Ability to take initiative and work autonomously, as appropriate
                • Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders to achieve a common goal.
                • Experience working with individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds Physical & Environmental Demands / Mental Reasoning Requirements:
                  • Mobility, agility, and strength to stand, walk, sit, lift and transport patients for extended periods.
                  • Bending, twisting, stooping and stretching.
                  • Ability to push and pull wheelchairs and gurneys.
                  • Respond to patient needs in emergencies, including administering CPR.
                  • Exercise good judgement and complete care duties efficiently and effectively.
                  • Vision to read printed and electronic information.
                  • Repetitive hand and wrist motion to operate a keyboard and use standard clinic support.
                  • Communicate effectively in English using oral, nonverbal, written, electronic and visual forms of interaction
                    About the Department

                    About Boynton Health, NursingBoynton.umn.eduBoynton Health, a nationally recognized leader in college health, is transforming health and academic success for students. Our mission is to create a healthy community by working with students, faculty and staff to achieve physical, emotional and social well-being. Boynton provides comprehensive health care to students, faculty and staff. Boynton conducts significant outreach efforts including student-led health promotion in the areas of sexual health, nutrition and stress management. It conducts a comprehensive survey of college students to give postsecondary institutions a look at the health of their students. And it conducts community-based public health initiatives to support the health of everyone on campus.
                    How To Apply

                    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

                    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: .
                    Employment Requirements

                    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

                    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
                    About the U of M

                    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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