Medical Assistant - Full Time - Day (Pediatrics)

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Job ID: 56087
Area of Interest: Nursing Support
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F 9an-5:30p
Job Facility: UMMC Midtown Campus
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

University of Maryland Medical Center - Midtown Campus has had a long history of working to keep our community healthy. Located in Baltimore’s cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 200-bed non-profit, community teaching hospital, and part of the University of Maryland Medical System.  UMMC Midtown Campus was named a 2014-2015 Best Regional Hospital in Baltimore by U.S. News & World Report.

UMMC Midtown is seeking a Full Time Medical Assistant for Peds:

1. Obtains appropriate information regarding the patient’s condition and obtains vital signs.
2. Performs procedures under the supervision of the Employee Health Nurse or Family Health Center Physician and assists with examinations as needed.
3. Administers medications, including injections, under the Employer Health Nurse’s or Family Health Center Physician’s supervision in a safe and efficient manner.
4. Maintains organized records of all patient visits. Ensures that all treatments administered are documented appropriately; maintain patient confidentiality.
5. Performs veni-puncture according to set standards. Accurately collects and labels specimens and ensures that they are sent to the correct lab with all lab requisitions completed appropriately. Performs in-house lab procedures in accordance with written guidelines.
6. Performs ancillary, Fit and PPD testing according to written standards.
7. Assists with pre-employment screening process of potential new hires. Reports issues to the Employee Health Nurse or Family Health Center Physician when necessary.
8. Performs all clerical/administrative duties.
9. Screens telephone calls according to written guidelines for message transmission and for lab and ancillary testing protocols. Calls in prescription refills under the written orders of the physician and according to written guidelines.
10. Adheres to OSHA’s guidelines and Maryland General Hospital’s Exposure Control Plan for exposure to blood and body fluids. Maintain vaccination/exposure follow-up remdiners.
11. Maintains an adequate amount of materials in the exam rooms ensuring no shortages. Ensure all medical equipment is in proper working order, reporting defective equipment immediately to the Employee Health Manager.

What You Need to Be Successful:

 1.  High school diploma or equivalent required. 
2.  Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program required.
3.  Demonstrated skill in venipuncture.
4.  CPR certification required.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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