-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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Graduate of medical assistant program with a minimum of 3 years of related work 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.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine - Hematology located on the Medical School Campus, Clinical Sciences Research Building.
For over a century, Washington University's Department of Medicine has maintained a proud tradition of excellence. Its three-part mission of Research, Teaching, and Patient Care has formed an important core which ultimately brings the latest in medical technology and doctors of the highest standard to the patients in our hospitals and clinics. The Department of Medicine has attracted doctors from all over the world.
This position acts as the primary clinic resource in a multi-physician clinical practice; functions as a Medical Assistant in the department, prepares charts, obtains reports and records; directs patient flow and ensures the overall smooth running of the clinical office. Hours will vary based on clinic schedule and position will be required to work at multiple locations, including but not limited to Central West End, West County and South County.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Patient Care Duties
Interacts directly with patients in clinic setting and completes tasks which may include obtaining vital signs, completion of EKGs, phlebotomy, and verification/renewal 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 medications
May administer medications under the order of physicians or nurse practitioner (this includes vaccines and IM and subcutaneous injections)
2. Communication and Documentation
Triage patient calls, assist with ordering diagnostic tests/procedures, conveys findings to physician, coordinates patient appointments, and assists with referrals to outside sources
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 physician with return calls; scheduling surgeries, diagnostic procedures, and admissions; and monitoring new and return patient contacts, including scheduling of appointments and follow-up appointments
Assist with obtaining pre-certification for diagnostic procedures/testing.
Completes necessary paperwork and documentation
Completes disability forms, insurance, workmen’s compensation forms and record requests when needed
Documents accurate information in the patient record in a timely manner
3. 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
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C06.
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.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.� Position hours are generally regular business hours.
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.
High school diploma or GED; a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant with a minimum of 3 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
The minimum to midpoint of the salary range is $14.95 - $18.31 per hour.
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.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplin...ary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.