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Medical Assistant West Clinic Fort Smith - Days

Medical Assistant West Clinic Fort Smith - Days

Requisition ID 
Hidden (26847)
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
REP UAMS West Clinic Operations
Day Shift
Posted Date 
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This position is located in Ft. Smith, Arkansas


The Medical Assistant (MA) works under the direct supervision of the clinic physician by assisting in the examination and treatment of patients.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

  Salary offered commensurate to experience


Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting patient interviews, collecting patient data, performing vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height) and recording information on patients' Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Prepareing treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Drawing and collecting blood samples from patients and preparing specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Performing EKG's, dressing changes, set up for and assist provider with procedures and examinations (with the exception of medication handling).
  • Coordinating appointments, referrals, consults, tests and/or procedures, utilizing the various registration and scheduling systems.
  • Responding appropriately to the requirements of third-party payers requesting medical records and surgery scheduling.


Required: High School Diploma/GED plus successful completion of Medical Assistant Training from an Accredited Program. Must have 6 months experience in a healthcare setting.  


Preferred: Patient Care experience, current BLS.