Medical Assistant II - UICC Pediatric Associates (Multiple Openings)

24001737 Requisition #

** This requisition represents multiple possible Medical Assistant II openings within University of Iowa Community Clinics (UICC) Pediatric Associates.  By applying to this requisition, you will have the opportunity to be considered for all available Medical Assistant II openings that may arise within this department. **

University of Iowa Community Clinics (UICC) Pediatric Associates team is seeking to hire multiple patient-centered Medical Assistant II, to support our growing Pediatric clinics. 

The University of Iowa Community Clinics is seeking a patient centered 50 - 100% (20 - 40 hours a week) Medical Assistant II at our UICC Pediatric Associates -  Holiday Road Clinic & North Dodge Clinic.  These positions offer flexibility to work either 4/10 hour shifts or 5/8 hour shifts.

About Pediatric Associates: Our clinics specialize in the care of infants, children, and adolescents and provide a range of services from well-child care, to basic childhood immunizations and illnesses, to managing complex medical conditions and chronic disorders. University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital team works hand-in-hand with all pediatric specialists at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital and uses one electronic medical record for each patient which ensures constant and timely communication between the patient and the entire medical team. Our Medical Assistants develop relationships and get to know our patients and monitor patient care history and deliver personalized, compassionate care every time to each patient. 

This position comes with the University of Iowa's generous, full benefit package including double-match retirement, paid vacation, and sick leave, and much more! This position also includes FREE on-site parking!


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.

Duties to include:

  • Medical Assistants will support our pediatric patients.
  • Under direct supervision of physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse.
  • Performs technical, patient care and related clerical functions in an ambulatory setting.
  • Duties may involve the use of electronic word/data processing equipment and/or conventional office equipment.
  • Driver's License and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Standards 

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.®

WE CARE Core Values: 

  • Welcoming - We strive for an environment where everyone has a voice that is heard, that promotes the dignity of our patients, trainees, and employees, and allows all to thrive in their health, work, research, and education.
  • Excellence - We aim to achieve and deliver our personal and collective best in the pursuit of quality and accessible healthcare, education, and research.
  • Collaboration - We encourage collaboration with healthcare systems, providers, and communities across Iowa and the region, as well as within our UI community. We believe teamwork - guided by compassion - is the best way to work.
  • Accountability - We behave ethically, act with fairness and integrity, take responsibility for our own actions, and respond when errors in behavior or judgment occur.
  • Respect - We are committed to ensuring that UI Health Care is an inclusive environment where individuals from the full spectrum of diversity – which includes identity, backgrounds, cultures, ability and perspective –feel safe, seen, and valued.
  • Equity - We dedicate ourselves to equity and fairness in research, health care, education and health.

Benefits Highlights:
•    Regular salaried position located in Iowa City area clinics
•    Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including paid vacation as well as paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at:

Percent of Time: 50 - 100% (20 - 40 hours per week)

Schedule: Monday - Thursday, standard hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM with rotating evening hours until 7:00 PM, Friday 8:00AM - 5:00 PM, rotating weekend hours Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

No on-call time, availability to work 4, 8, or 10 hour shifts.

Locations for these openings include:

  • Pediatric Associates - North Dodge Clinic
  • Pediatric Associates - Coralville Clinic

Pay Grade: 9

Salary: $39,090.40 - $58,059.20 / Hourly: $18.65 to commensurate (based on years of experience)

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 (include educational transcripts during application process).

Special Qualifications

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

Highly Desirable Qualifications

  • Previous 1 year of pediatric experience 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Previous EPIC experience  
  • Previous phlebotomy experience 

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. 

Candidates must upload copy of their educational transcripts if they are not certified/registered as a Medical Assistant or if they have not completed a Medical Assistant Program. 

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

This posting is for multiple openings and will be posted for 90 calendar days. At the end of the 90-day posting period, candidates may reapply to be considered for additional openings. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions or additional information, please contact

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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

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  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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