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UW MEDICAL FOUNDATION Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN) - 2983 in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Medical Assistant (MA, CMA, LPN) - General Pediatrics - 90% FTE - West Clinic - 2983 DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Join our high quality, patient and family-centered care team as a Medical Assistant in the Pediatric Department. We are currently seeking a Medical Assistant to: Join our team of pediatric and adolescent medicine physicians who provide a comprehensive approach to childcare from birth through adolescence. Provide quality care in a compassionate and patient-family centered environment. Prepare patients for examination, obtain vital signs, document chief complaint, medications and allergies, and administer medications and treatments. Promote healthy lifestyles, wellness and education. Physical Requirements: Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Work Schedule: 90% FTE, 36 hours per week. Scheduled rotating shifts are Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM with 1 Wed off per pay period. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. Pay: The starting salary for this position is $16.74. UW Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay. Sign-On Bonus: This position is eligible for up to a $3,000 sign-on bonus (pro-rated on FTE/Hours). UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Minimum - Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program, licensure as an LPN, completion of the UW Health Medical Assistant certification program or completion of CCMA as a UW Health employee. Work Experience: Minimum - Will consider new Medical Assistant and LPN graduates Preferred - One year experience as a Certified Medical Assistant or LPN Licenses and Certifications: Minimum - Certified as CMA, RMA or CCMA or eligible for certification. Certification must be obtained within one year of hire from date of hire. CPR Certification. Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to make judgments in demanding situations. Ability to react to frequent changes in duties and volume of work. Commitment to respectful patient and family-centered care. Effective oral and written communication skills. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: Other: Applicants only to apply via URL link provided.