The University of Kansas Health System

  • Clinic Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant

    Department Pawnee Valley Medical Associates
    Shift Days - Full-Time
    Requisition ID
    Position Location
    Pawnee Valley Campus
  • Position Summary

    Assists physician with patient care, takes vital signs, completes registration process, collects patient identification and demographics, answer phones, schedules appointments and maintains fax queue.



    • Collects patient identification and demographics, HIPAA forms, insurance information, collects co-pay.
    • Documents indicated signs/symptoms and consent for treatment.
    • Completes and maintains registration process.
    • Schedules appointments, tests and procedures.
    • Maintains current knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT codes.
    • Documents vital signs, patient response to intervention/therapy and test results.
    • Maintains fax queue
    • Sends patient communication regarding appointments/tests/procedures.
    • Receives/distributes mail, answers phones, screens and directs caller’s retrieves records from storage; and maintains reception/waiting area.
    • Prepares, maintains and files/scans records.

    HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:


    Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
    Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
    None – no approved access


    Description of Information



    Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion



    Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates



    Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical



    Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes




    Education/Experience: Successful completion of a nurse assistant training program or Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program; knowledge of general nursing assistant functions.


    Certificates and Licenses: Current nursing assistant certification in the State of Kansas or Certified Medical Assistant; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first thirty days of employment.


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