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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Job Type/Schedule
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology. The position is located in West County.
Essential Functions
Position functions as a Medical Assistant to physicians in the Dermatology Center. Prepares and maintains exam rooms, prepares charts, obtains reports and records. Directs the patient flow and ensures the overall smooth running of the clinical office.
1. Patient Care Duties
* Interacts directly with patients in clinic setting and completes clinical tasks which may include obtaining vital signs, completion of EKGs, phlebotomy, and verification of medications
* Prepares for office hours by doing tasks such as obtaining charts, scheduling tests, and preparing exam rooms
* Assists with examinations, procedures, and lab tests
* May assist with renewal and authorization of non-narcotic medications per standing orders and department guidelines
* May administer medications under the order of physicians or nurse practitioner (this includes vaccines and IM and subcutaneous injections)
2. Communication and Documentation
* Directs patient flow, assists with special procedures/treatments, and completes requisitions
* Routes phone messages, patient questions, and telephone communications to appropriate personnel
* Assists with care coordination by doing tasks outlined under the department guidelines such as calling patients with test results, scheduling appointments, assisting with return calls; scheduling surgeries, diagnostic procedures, and admissions; and monitoring new and return patient contacts, including scheduling of appointments and follow-up appointments
* Completes necessary paperwork and documentation
* Documents accurate information in the patient record in a timely manner
* Answers basic questions from patient/family regarding treatments, diagnosis, and procedures
3. Equipment and Supplies
* Monitors supply inventory, ensuring adequate supplies, equipment, or garments are available and that they comply with regulations
* Cleans and stocks exam rooms and sterilizes instruments
4. Other Functions
* Maintains required HIPAA compliance, skills/competencies and participates in in-services, staff programs, continuing education, and cross-training programs according to established standards and Washington University policies
* Complies with OSHA, state and federal regulatory sources/standards
* Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure appropriate clinical outcomes
* Performs other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
High school diploma or GED; a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant with a minimum of 2 years of related work experience (examples of related fields include military medic, emergency medical technicians, Nurse's Aide, physical therapy and nurse technicians, and certified athletic trainers); substitutions include:
* Medical Assistant certification/registration eligible with successful completion of certification exam within 6 months of hire date or within a shorter time frame if noted by hiring manager
* Graduate of an accredited nursing program (such as RN/LPN), or comparable allied health training program with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.).
Preferred Qualifications
* Medical Assistant school with 2 years experience in medical office practice setting.
* Some experience working with medical/surgical procedures.
* Ability to work with physicians, patients and support staff.
* Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, fundamentals of body mechanics and medical terminology.
Salary Range
The hiring range for this position is $13.89 - $17.01 per hour.
Pre-Employment Screening
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
* Retirement Savings Plan
* 22 vacation days
* 8 Paid Holidays
* Sick Time
* Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
* Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
* Free Life Insurance
* Health, Dental, Vision
* Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
* Long Term Disability Insurance
* Flex Spending Plan
* Other Benefits
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EOE Statement
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
*Job Title:* Registered Medical Assistant II (West County) - Dermatology - 40266
*Job ID:* 40266
*Location:* Medical School
*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
*Regular/Temporary:* Regular

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