Job Description

Medical Assistant

Requisition IDreq12423
Working TitleMedical Assistant
Position Grade08
Position Summary

The Centerfor Occupational Environmental Health Promotions, within the Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking a Medical Assistant to work in an outpatient clinic setting providing professional medical services and patient care. Follows established processes, including patient assessment, and triage. This position will also require working the clinic front desk, patient registration, working with the New Mexico Risk Management Division on worker comp referrals and working the administrative staff performing back office duties.

The Department of Internal Medicine is a large, progressivedepartment with a diverse staff working in dedicated teams to provide qualitywork in an organized, effective and efficient manner through innovation,training, and education. Through our collaborative work effort, we support thefaculty and enhance the missions of the department, school, Health SciencesCenter and University.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • CPR Certified.
  • May be required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening.
  • UNM will provide Hepatitis vaccination, candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • A pre-employment background investigation may be required.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

Medical assistant certificate; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experienceworking a clinic front desk.
  • Experience performingvenipuncture
  • Experienceobtain referrals for outside medical treatment
  • Experiencedetermining immune status for infectious diseases
  • Administeringvaccinations: MMR, Tdap, Hep B, Varicella, Influenza (and others on acase-by-case basis)
  • Experiencein Microsoft Office Suite
  • Medicalrecord experience and working with confidential information
  • Bilingual- Fluent in English and Spanish
Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentIM COEHP (852F)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$11.25/HR-$16.88/HR DOE
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date3/16/2020
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application includes:

1)Cover Letter detailing your directly related experience


Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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