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The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Certified Medical Assistant. The Certified Medical Assistant will work closely with physicians and the care team to deliver rapid clinical interventions for HIV prevention and treatment, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and rapid entry into HIV care. The medical assistant will ensure appropriate scheduling of appointments, ensure prompt medication routing, and assist with prior approvals required for smooth care delivery. The medical assistant will also perform vital signs, assist with medical assessments, and perform phlebotomy and clinical specimen processing as required.
Gives injections and treatments and performs routine laboratory tests.
Assists in patient care activities such as dressing changes and leg wraps.
Prepares treatment room for examination of patient.
Assists with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments and materials to the doctor as directed.
Provides patients with basic instruction and information regarding examination procedures.
Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments while observing principles of sterile technique.
Schedules patients for tests and completes required forms for laboratory work.
Maintains accurate and complete patient records and documentation.
Orders, stocks, and inventories supplies, and assists in performing clerical duties.
Escorts and transports patients to various hospital locations. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience preferred.
Certified Medical Assistant Certification from the AAMA, NHA or Registered is required.
American Heart Association Approved BLS
Bilingual (English-Spanish) fluency required.
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Commitment to the University's core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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