Medical Assistant II - Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (50%-100%)

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 22001187

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking an 50% - 100% Medical Assistant II to work at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Duties to include:

  • Under direct supervision of physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse,
  • Performs technical, patient care and related clerical functions in an ambulatory setting.
  • Duties may involve the use of electronic word/data processing equipment and/or conventional office equipment

Percent of Time: 50% - 100%

Schedule: Variable Days Mon-Fri, between the hours of 0700 - 1730.

Location: UIHC Main Campus

Pay Grade: 8

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

The Department of Nursing has achieved Magnet status four times. This level of commitment can be seen in every area of our hospital and ambulatory clinics.

Our Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is dedicated to bringing world class research and cancer care to Iowa, the Midwest, and beyond. We rank #47 in the country for Oncology care in the U.S. News & World Report. The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa’s only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center and has held that designation since 2000. We also hold accreditations with the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and the Commission on Cancer (COC).

The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Mission Statement is to decrease the pain and suffering caused by cancer in Iowa, surrounding communities, and around the world through improved cancer prevention and treatment based on three interdependent missions of research, clinical service, and education. We accomplish this in a multidisciplinary approach where our nursing staff are valued members of the team.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Certification or registration as a Medical Assistant or completion of a recognized one year Medical Assistant Program, or Completion of a health care profession program with a curriculum incorporating elements of a Medical Assistant program including but not limited to: pathophysiology, medical terminology, basic pharmacology and medication administration including dose calculation and psychology

Special Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant program accredited by ABHES or CAAHEP, graduation from a college with institutional accreditation by regional or national accrediting agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education, or LPN licensure is required.
  • Medical Terminology
  • Public Contact/Customer Service
  • Must be able to work well in a team is a valuable skill.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Certified Medical Assistant is preferred.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Job ID: 80631

Posted about 1 month ago

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