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Medical Assistant- Fulltime (Neuroscience Center) - (124613)

Universal Health Services
Aiken, SC 29801
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The Medical Assistantis responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care duties which include assisting in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviewing patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), venipuncture and procedure as directed by the physician within the scope of practice in the State. Documentation is recorded in the Electronic Medical Record in accordance with IPM guideline. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Assists in covering the front desk as required.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Assist with daily clerical operations, including answering multi-phone lines and making copies of documents as necessary.
  • Accurately files patient charts; including scanning documents into files as necessary.
  • Schedules patient appointments as necessary, return visits and Specialists.
  • Ensures that patient rooms, nursing station and storage rooms are kept stocked, clean, manages product expiration date; ensures all equipment is kept clean according to infection prevention standards.
  • Distributes referrals as necessary to physicians and insurance companies; keep proper documentation of referral requests/responses in patient charts.
  • Pre-authorize prescriptions and clinical tests (CT, MRI, Ultrasound, etc.) as necessary.
  • Phone/faxing patient prescriptions as necessary.
  • Schedules Diagnostic Imaging studies BMDs dietician appointments, cardiology testing, and radiology testing for patients, and completes all appropriate paperwork.
  • Contacts patients with lab results and sends letters to patients as necessary.
  • Accurately performs clinical duties to include triaging patients, checking patient vitals, administering injections and venipunctures, and prepping patients for physician exam.
  • Accurately performs a variety of clinical testing, including EKG, PFT, PAP, CLIA waived lab tests, ear irrigations, 02 sats, vision/color charts, and urinalysis/hemocult tests according to physician orders: Maintains QC logs per CLIA guidelines.
  • Labels patient specimens and completes lab slips accurately; separates lab slips monthly.
  • Thoroughly and accurately complete patient information forms prior to physician meeting with patient; assist physician with chart as necessary.
  • Adheres to IPM Safety and Quality guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements


High School Diploma or equivalent required

Medical Assistant certificate required or must obtain certification within six (6) months of employment

Current BLS/CPR certification required

Work experience:

Medical Assistant Certificate of Completion and/or one year experience as a Medical Assistant

Familiarity with medical terminology required

Experience with patient check-in and check-out process (according to clinic protocol)


General medical office procedures

Understand end of day cash balancing and charge reconciliation process (according to clinic protocol)


Proficiency in basic computer programs and operating systems, such as Microsoft Office

Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred


Must be able to perform courteously and professionally in all interactions

Equipment Operated:

Office equipment such as fax machine, copier and telephone system

EKG machine, other patient care testing

This opportunity offers the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan n
  • 401k plan with company match

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Posted: 2020-02-22 Expires: 2020-04-02

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Medical Assistant- Fulltime (Neuroscience Center) - (124613)

Universal Health Services
Aiken, SC 29801

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