Medical Assistant (MA) - Pediatric Clinic Float Pool ($5,000 Sign-On Bonus)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2300018
Pediatric Clinic Float Pool
$5,000 Sign-On Bonus
The Medical Assistant supports the licensed healthcare team in performing office examinations and procedures by organizing and managing clinic patient flow, gathering and documenting patient vital signs and screening data, assist with patient and family education and communication with patient's health care team. Sign on Bonus of $1,500 for full time new graduate MA's and $3,000 for full time experienced MA's available to candidates that meet certain criteria. This sign on bonus is not available to current VUMC employees or previous employees who have worked at VUMC in the last 2 years.
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience)
< 1 year in relevant industry
Medical Assistants must have and maintain a certification from one of the VUMC approved MA programs within 90 days of employment.
Vanderbilt endorsed MA certifications:
American Medical Technologists (AMT),
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA),
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT),
National Healthcareer Association (NHA),
National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
Other organizations may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The Children's Hospital Outpatient Clinic Float Pool at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is a highly skilled team that provides focused care for pediatric patients and their families. A typical shift for our Medical Assistant float staff includes working with a vast array of PEDIATRIC patient populations on campus and in offsite regional clinics. One shift may be in pediatric primary care, while the next shift could be in a specialty service, like peds general surgery, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric cardiology, and many others. Our float pool staff offer a diversity of experience and are always willing to share their knowledge and collaborate as a team member in all clinics. Our team of Medial Assistant staff are the 2nd personal encounter with patients and families, only after checking in with the patient service representative, and play a vital role in the initial role of providing excellent care and a positive patient and family experience.
Directs and supports patient flow as well as unit operations by maintaining supplies, equipment, and unit environmental standards.
Facilitates identification of resources to meet patient healthcare needs.
Performs/assists with procedures according to organizational/departmental standards.
Collects and documents lab specimens, report and provide data to the healthcare team.
Assists with patient and family education.
Administration of immunizations as directed by the nurse
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
Sign-On Bonus Requirements:
The sign-on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past twelve months.
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VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows.
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement.
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.