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Certified Medical Assistant

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Classification Title:

Certified Medical Assistant

Job Description:
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, and confirming the purpose of the visit.
  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, pulse, height, and temperature; reporting patient history summary. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality at all times. Notifies providers of pertinent patient information and follow-up.
  • Assists assigned clinician with medical examinations and clinical procedures including GYN exams, pap smears, suture removal, dressing changes, etc.
  • Performs Rapid HIV testing as needed, including pre and post-test counseling as required.
  • Performs venipuncture and lab processing including completing requisitions and preparation for lab delivery. Perform basic laboratory tests (HIV Rapids tests, finger-stick glucose, hemoglobin, urine pregnancy test, rapid strep, u/a, GC/Chlamydia, etc.). Reviews all lab work before it is sent out to labs, organizing and maintaining existing lab forms, scanning and data entry of lab results, etc.
  • Administers non-controlled medications and injections, including vaccinations as ordered.
  • Performs quality assurance tests on CLIA waived laboratory tests.
  • Maintains and updates patient information in electronic medical record.
  • Assists in organization of clinic exam rooms, including cleaning and stocking supplies. Communicates inventory and equipment needs to assigned staff.
  • Assists in clinic management including keeping patient areas clean and safe and works to effectively manage patient visit cycle time.
  • Provides patient information and instructions.
Expected Salary:

$15-$17 per hour depending on education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Successful completion of the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam offered by an appropriate accredited institute. Appropriate institutes include the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), the American Medical Technologists (AMT), the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), and the American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA).

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer at least one year Medical Assistant experience and one year serving HIV/AIDS population.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This is a time-limited position.

Health Assessment Required: Yes

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