UNIVERSITY OF IOWA MEDICAL ASSISTANT II in IOWA CITY, Iowa

MEDICAL ASSISTANT IIRequisition # 020846Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.Position BasicsPosition Type:Technical/CraftJob Type:RegularInitial Advertising Ends on:Monday, August 21st, 2017Organization:University HospitalDepartment:Nursing ServiceSub Department:Otolaryngology ClinicBuilding:Pomerantz Family Pavilion (PFP)SalaryMonthly Salary:$2,785Annual Salary:$33,426Pay Grade:08Work SchedulePart/Full TimeFull Time PositionHours:08:30 AM to 05:00 PMShift:1stWork Week:RegularDays Off: Sun,SatJob DetailsBackground Check:Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.Special Qualifications(Skills):DefinitionsMedical TerminologyPublic Contact/Customer ServiceAdditional Information: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 requiredDesired Qualifications:Certified Medical Assistant is preferred.Duties:Under direct supervision of physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse, performs technical, patient care and related clerical functions in an ambulatory setting. Duties may involve the use of electronic word/data processing equipment and/or conventional office equipment.MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:Certification or registration as a Medical Assistant or completion of a recognized one year Medical Assistant Program, orCompletion 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.Before applying for the MEDICAL ASSISTANT II position, please read the Minimum QualificationsWork Samples will be administered to determine proficiency for approved Special Qualifications.Before you can apply for a specific opening, you must have an ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MERIT EMPLOYMENT FILE with UI HR Employment Services. If you have already done so, please login. If you have not, please read our introductory page.APPLICANT CREDENTIALS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATIONBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.For information about applying for Officeand Clerical, Service, or Technical/Craft positions, please go to MeritApplication Procedures or contact University Human Resources Employment Servicesat 319-335-2656 or 800-272-6400 (Iowa Toll Free).The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by co