UAMS - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Medical Assistant - Family Medical Center

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R0054645

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      Type of Position:

      Clinical Staff - Nursing

      Job Type:


      Work Shift:

      Day Shift (United States of America)

      Sponsorship Available:


      Institution Name:

      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

      The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

      UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only):

      • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
      • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
      • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
      • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
      • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
      • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
      • Merchant Discounts
      • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

      Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

      The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

      Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

      All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

      At UAMS we value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

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      ICE | IMSL Family Medicine Center

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      Summary of Job Duties:

      The Medical Assistant (MA) works under the direct supervision of the clinic physician by assisting in the examination and treatment of patients. The MA will conduct patient interviews, measure vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' Electronic Medical Record (EMR). The MA will also draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Also prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. The MA may also perform administrative tasks by registering and scheduling patients for appointments, procedures, etc. using the various registration and scheduling systems.


      Minimum Qualifications:

      • High School Diploma or GED PLUS Successful completion of Medical Assistant training program from accredited program.

      • BLS (CPR) Certification.

      • Ability to perform point of care testing, draw and collect blood specimens and prepare for laboratory processing.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Experience in an ambulatory care setting

      • One (1) year phlebotomy and MA experience

      Additional Information:


      • Provides direct patient care by acquiring medical history, vital signs, and lab samples.

      • Communicates with nursing staff regarding changes in patient's condition and maintains adequate level of supplies required for patient care.

      • Greets patients upon arrival to clinic.

      • Schedules, registers, and checks out patients.

      • Collects payments, issues receipts, and verifies insurance coverage.

      • Transports patients to other areas of the hospital, as needed.

      • Provides appropriate grooming/oral hygiene and comfort measures and assists patients with physical activities.

      • Documents all patient care activities.

      • Adheres to UAMS safety plan.

      • Complies with safety instructions and observes safe work practices. Provides input on safety issues.

      • Serves as resource to support department members in performance of duties.

      • Notifies appropriate staff members of problems requiring prompt intervention.

      • Participates in continuing education and professional/ institutional advancement opportunities.

      • May perform other duties as assigned.

      Salary Information:

      Commensurate with Experience

      Required Documents to Apply:

      License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

      Optional Documents:

      Proof of Veteran Status

      Special Instructions to Applicants:

      Recruitment Contact Information:

      Please contact for any recruiting related questions.

      All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

      Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

      Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

      Annual TB Screening, Criminal Background Check, Substance Abuse Testing

      This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

      Constant Physical Activity:

      Feeling, Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sharps, Standing, Talking, Walking

      Frequent Physical Activity:

      Grasping, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Stooping

      Occasional Physical Activity:

      Balancing, Climbing, Crawling, Crouching, Kneeling, Stooping

      Benefits Eligible:

  • About the company

      The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a public medical school in Little Rock, Arkansas.