Medical Assistant II - Orthopedic Clinic (90%-100%) at University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a 90% -100
Medical Assistant II to work for the Orthopedic Clinic.

Position Summary:

  • Under direct supervision of LIP (licensed independent practitioner), RN (registered nurse), NM/ANM (nurse manager/assistant nurse manager) or other licensed designee, functions as a member of the ambulatory patient care team. Performs technical, patient care and related clerical functions in an ambulatory setting by coordinating all elements of the patient visit.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for facilitating the smooth flow of patients through the clinic, interacting with patients, families, nursing staff and LIP's to the satisfaction of all parties involved.
  • Assists in clinic with physical examination of patient and related treatments according to patient condition and age, including but not limited to: patient history and screenings, vital signs, medication history, allergies and immunizations.
  • Performs routine tests and procedures, including POC tests, under the direction of the LIP or per protocol.
  • Administers routine oral, rectal or injectable medications and vaccinations within the scope of practice and per established protocols. Medication can only be administered by certified medical assistants or medical assistants who have completed a formal accredited training program.
  • Completes on-line and in-service education programs annually and as required/offered.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings.
  • Treats matters with confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Demonstrates consideration and respect for patients, families, and co-workers at all times.
  • Reports unusual incidents, complaints or concerns to LIP

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Schedule: 90%-100%

Location: UIHC Main Campus (JPP)

Pay Grade: 8

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Certification or registration as a Medical Assistant or completion of a recognized one year Medical Assistant Program, or Completion of a health care profession program with a curriculum incorporating elements of a Medical Assistant program including but not limited to: pathophysiology, medical terminology, basic pharmacology and medication administration including dose calculation and psychology

Special Qualifications

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant program accredited by ABHES or CAAHEP, graduation from a college with institutional accreditation by regional or national accrediting agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education, or LPN licensure is required.
  • Medical Terminology
  • Public Contact/Customer Service

Desirable Qualifications

  • Certified Medical Assistant is preferred.

In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Medical Assistant II
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Pay Level: 8
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Rebecca Beggs
  • Contact Email:

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