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.
Position functions as a Medical Assistant to physicians in the clinical setting in the Division of Allergy and Immunology primarily at West County. This position also provides coverage when needed at the Lung Center and South County locations. Position is responsible for administering injections, allergy skin tests, spirometry, assist with rhinoscopy procedures. Directs the patient and ensures the overall smooth running of the clinical office. The Medical Assistant will serve as a liaison between patients and physicians and advocates the patients’ needs.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Obtain vital signs & room patient.
Collect and document Meaningful Use information in electronic patient record.
Administer injections, Perform Allergy Skin Testing, Drug Testing & Desensitization, Phlebotomy, & Spirometry.
Triages phone messages. Return patient phone calls and respond to their needs under the direction and guidance of physicians and nurse.
Complete pharmacy refills.
Monitor supply inventory, clean and stock exam rooms.
Obtain supervising physician signatures for injection and infusion log.
Assist physicians with Rhinoscopy procedures when requested.
Schedule labwork and diagnostic procedures
Complete prior authorizations for medications, procedures, etc.
Document accurate information in the electronic medical record in a timely manner.
Comply with OSHA, State and Federal regulatory sources/standards.
Work as a team with all team members. Assist other team members when time allows.
Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED; a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant with a minimum of 6 months 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.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program is highly preferred;
2 years or more of Medical Assistant experience highly preferred;
Electronic medical record experience;
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with physicians, patients, families, significant others, and support staff; must have strong interpersonal, organizational, and telephone skills, working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, fundamentals of medical terminology, and experience/knowledge working with electronic medical records.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Immunology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $13.89 - $17.01 per hour.
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
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C05.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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