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MEDICAL ASSISTANT (HUNTSVILLE, AL)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Huntsville, AL, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023
MEDICAL ASSISTANT (HUNTSVILLE, AL) - (T209994)

Description

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant will join a busy Family Medicine Clinic.

Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, to perform clinical procedures to prepare patients and/or research participants for treatment or research protocol. To assist physician or other healthcare team member with completion of treatment/protocol. To perform simple, non-invasive patient procedures according to applicable policy and/or protocol. May perform various clerical and/or lab duties as requested. Responds to the unique needs of all patients ages newborn through geriatric.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare patients for treatment.
  • Assist physicians or other healthcare team members with treatment.
  • Intake patients and record vitals in electronic medical records (EMR).
  • Perform various clerical and lab duties, which include: completing patient forms, updating ICD-10 codes in EMR, completing medication prior authorizations, and refilling prescriptions under physicians' guidance.

Salary Range: $15.00 - $18.00

LOCATED IN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA.

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hard Skills: Previous Medical Assistant experience in an outpatient medical clinic with a wide age range of patients; experience working with an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.
  • Soft Skills: Team player; ability to multitask; attention to detail; work well under pressure.

Primary Location

: Huntsville Regional Medical Campus

Job Category

: Clerical & Administrative

Organization

: 311901018 Huntsville Clinic-Family Med

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite