Certified Medical Assistant/LPN - Educational Resource Center
Sign-on bonus available!
Job ID: R0030464 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
$3,500 sign-on bonus for a 2-year commitment for CMAs and a $5,000 sign-on bonus for LPNs for a 2-year commitment.

Responsible for providing patient care, health teaching and a safe environment to patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting or in the patient's home as directed by physicians and registered nurses.
  • Assists the registered nurse and/or physician through data collection concerning the physical, psychological, social and cultural dimensions of patients according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Organizes and prioritizes patient care activities considering the needs of the patients and the interdisciplinary team.
  • Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient's needs as directed by the registered nurse/physician.
  • Maintains efficient patient flow throughout the clinic experience.
  • Assists in developing and implementing patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Performs administrative support responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $15.07 - $23.36 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) preferred.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: Current Medical Assistant Certification through a recognized national professional association, such as the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the American Medical Technologists (AMT), The National Association of Healthcare Professions (NAHP), the American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA), or the National Healthcare Association (NHA). Credential must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/traveling. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.



COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

 

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

 


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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