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Certified Medical Assistant

Position Information

Position Details

Position Number 41537
Class Title Certified Medical Assistant
Job Description

Works under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and practice plan physicians, as well as other healthcare providers, to coordinate and provide clinical care for patients being seen at the time of in office visits, as well as post visit care coordination. This position may be moved at leadership’s discretion within the College of Medicine to a commensurate level position as determined by the Vice President of Medical Affairs.

• Interviews clients to obtain health history, checks vital signs: temperature, blood pressure, pulse and records in Electronic Health Record; ensures accuracy and completeness of medical record

• Assists providers with exams and procedures; prepares treatment room, ensuring that all instruments and supplies are present; sterilizes and cleans instruments

• Answers patient inquiries providing routine information and routing calls to physician when necessary

• Processes patient prescriptions/refills

• Performs patient testing, phlebotomy, and administers medications and vaccines

• Obtains lab and testing results and assists with follow-up under the direction of the provider

• Maintains adequate supplies in exam/treatment rooms

• Participates in educational activities and in-services

• Attends staff meetings. Acts as an engaged member of the Patient Centered Medical Home Team. Participates in team meetings, care huddles, and quality improvement initiatives

• Adheres to HIPAA guidelines/regulations

• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Certification as a medical assistant and an Associate’s degree.

Additional Minimum Requirements

• Must be certified or a graduate of an accredited institution
• Phlebotomy techniques and EKG
• Ability to plan, prioritize and complete tasks timely
• Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring
• Computer literate
• Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written communications
• Ability to work alone or in a team-oriented environment
• Must be energetic and adaptable, with a willingness to learn new skills and possess ability to successfully manage simultaneous multiple tasks
• Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with physicians, staff and patients
• Ability to communicate with diverse populations
• Demonstrate a commitment to excellent customer service

Veterans’ Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Special Conditions

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

This is a time limited funded position. Employment is subject to availability of funding and may cease at the time funding for this employment is depleted.

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity with the UCF College of Medicine, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please (1) take the time to complete the application in its entirety; (2) provide a resume; and (3) include current/most recent/former “professional” references.

This position requires college credits. The selected applicant must provide an official transcript from the accredited institution within 30 days of the hire date. This applies whether the applicant is a new hire or promoted from among current UCF employees.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. UCF Strives to be the “university of choice” for academic couples.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 009108
Job Open Date 07/28/2017
Job Close Date 01/18/2018
Open Until Filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Medicine (COM)
Department COM - UCF Health
Annual Salary $23,816.95 to Negotiable
Type of Appointment for Staff Time Limited
If temporary, time limited, emergency, or multi -year contract, please specify timeframe
Job Category Staff
Additional Application Materials Required
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
8am – 7pm

Hours and location of work may flex based on scheduling and coverage needs. Regular and reliable attendance is expected.

Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a certification as a medical assistant and an Associate's degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3