University of Utah Job Description
This position provides assistive care to patients while completing clinical training hours as part of a Medical Assistant training program. The incumbent learns to facilitate the efficient delivery of patient care, support the professional role of the licensed staff, and provide support and assistance as directed by licensed staff in rendering basic healthcare to the patient. This position also learns to assist with clerical functions as a multi-skilled auxiliary worker. All experiences in this role are to be under the direct supervision of current staff competent in the treatments performed and the population served.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Under the direct supervision of current staff competent in treatments performed and the population served, the incumbent:
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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