Vanderbilt University Medical Center Medical Assistant PRN Neuro Outpatient in Nashville, Tennessee

Medical Assistant PRN Neuro Clinics

The Vanderbilt Neurosurgery clinic is looking for an energetic Medical Assistant with a positive attitude to join our team. If you enjoy fast paced patient contact but can also learn the administrative role of the front desk, this might be a great fit for you. Our Medical Assistants keep the clinic flow moving, ensure our supplies and care environment are in order, assist nurses with patient records, and call patients about appointments and medications. We are searching for a flexible individual with problem solving skills and initiative who communicates well in a team setting. This position floats between clinic locations for Neurology and Neurosurgery and must have reliable transportation.

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Vanderbilt Clinical Neurosciences in Nashville, TN is a leader in treating brain, spine and nervous system disorders. Collaboration is key in caring for such complex issues. That's why Vanderbilt neurosurgeons, neurologists and other experts team up to provide the most advanced and innovative care. Our teams treat all neurological conditions including brain tumors, vascular abnormalities, spine injury, stroke, epilepsy, sleep disorders, headaches, Parkinson's, essential tremor, other movement disorders, stroke, and muscular sclerosis, among others.

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Shifts/Hours: Minimum 2 days availability per work on either Mon or Tues and Thursday. Hours are 8-430 with occasional need for earlier arrival at 730.

Your Role: Supports the licensed healthcare team by organizing and managing clinic patient flow, gathering and documenting patient vital signs, medications and health history, and communicating with patient's health care team. Administrative requirements include front desk check in and scheduling appointments. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here at




High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant industry experience. Clinic experience is preferred but not required.

Medical Assistants will be required to have a certification from one of the VUMC approved MA programs.

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).

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Job Medical Assistant/Patient Care Technician

Organization: Neuro-Movement Dis Div 104409

Title: Medical Assistant PRN Neuro Outpatient

Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Requisition ID: 1806180

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