Medical Assistant I (Multiple Positions)
Posting Number: req11099
Department: Family and Community Medicine
Location: UAHS - Tucson
Address: 3950 S Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85713 USA
Position HighlightsThe University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine invites applicants to apply for the position of Medical Assistant for a CDC-funded Influenza cohort study. The position is responsible for supporting licensed nurses (RNs) and clinical research coordinators with scheduling and overseeing clinical research visits where vaccines will be administered to enrolled and consented research participants. The duties of this position will include providing routine administrative and clinical support to the research team as well as engaging with research participants.
This is a grant funded position.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Greets and rooms patients and coordinates with nurses and research coordinators during patient visits.
- Assists licensed nurses with procedures, included but not limited to, giving influenza vaccines and obtaining patient samples.
- Maintains a clean environment; cleaning of clinic rooms, instruments, and equipment; and ensures universal precautions including infection control are maintained.
- Answers telephones, takes precise messages and information of providers, and routes calls as necessary.
- Provides routine administrative support to research projects (photocopies, files, and record keeping).
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
- Prior work experience not required.
*Clinical certification and/or licensure. *Bilingual in English/Spanish. *3-4 years of experience working as a Medical Assistant. *Experience with computer/electronic medical record system. *Biosafety, HIPAA, CITI (Biomedical Research Investigators), and biospecimen shipping training.
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40
Job FTE: 1.0
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Health Care and Wellness
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay: 13.50 - 17.69
Compensation Type: hourly rate
Career Stream and Level
Health Care & Wellness
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 2
Contact Information for Candidates
Karen Lutrick | email@example.com
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
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