Medical Assistant II - UICC Float/Outreach - Cedar Rapids (80%)

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The University of Iowa Community Clinics is seeking a patient centered Medical Assistant II 80% (32 hours per week) to work at the UICC Clinical Outreach in our Cedar Rapids and surrounding clinics. This position provides direct support to Cedar Rapids as well as other outreach clinics as well (paid travel within a 2 hour radius/vehicle provided) of the Cedar Rapids location.

Summary: 

Under direct supervision of LIP (licensed independent practitioner), RN (registered nurse), NM/ANM (nurse manager/assistant nurse manager) or other licensed designee, functions as a member of the patient care team.  Performs technical, patient care and related clerical functions in the urgent care setting by coordinating all elements of the patient visit.

 

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.®

 

Percent of Time: 80%

Schedule: Monday - Friday.  Variable hours, 8:00 AM  to 5:00 PM, no weekends or on call, travel required to other surrounding clinics.

  • Availability to provide support to outreach clinics within a 2 hour radius required (1-3 days a week). Fleet Car provided. Paid drive time.

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA 

Pay Grade: 8 

https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/merit-pay-plan

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.
  • Driver's License and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Standards.

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.

ICARE Core Values: 

  • Innovation - We seek creative ways to solve problems.
  • Collaboration - We believe teamwork is the best way to work.
  • Accountability - We behave ethically, act openly, and with integrity in all that we do, taking responsibility for our actions.
  • Respect - We honor diversity and recognize the worth and dignity of every person.
  • Excellence - We strive to achieve excellence in all that we do.

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: jennifer-l-allen@uiowa.edu

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

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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