Certified Medical Assistant

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 23, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Certified Medical Assistant
Carroll University


Classification:Support Staff - Part-time

Reports to:Student Health Center Director and Nurse Practitioner

Description: The Medical Assistant assists the Student Health Center nurse practitioners with all aspects of patient care to students at Carroll University. The Medical Assistant performs patient-oriented procedures under the supervision of a nurse practitioner. This position works throughout the academic year (September through May).

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare patients for exams and assist NPs with exams and procedures
  • Organize and prepare exam rooms and work areas
  • Assist with patient scheduling
  • Direct patients to exam rooms and obtain and record vital signs
  • Perform venipunctures and fingersticks
  • Assist with Pandemic related tasks (follow up, contact tracing, etc.)
  • Collect and label specimens to be sent to local lab for processing
  • Assist with basic laboratory procedures, including rapid strep tests, mono tests, urine dipstick tests, urine pregnancy tests, urine drug screens
  • Administer vaccines and TB tests as directed by NP
  • Administer visual acuity tests, dressing changes, application of splints and ace wrap
  • Instruct patient on crutch use
  • Assist with clerical work as needed
  • Assist NPs with required form review and vaccine record compliance
  • Assist with campus health fairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned




    Qualifications:

    Education and/or Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • This position requires formal training indicated by a graduation certificate from an accredited Medical Assistant program; certification/registration as a Medical Assistant through the AAMA or AMT; current CPR certification and proficiency with phlebotomy skills.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working as a Medical Assistant is preferred.

    Technology Skills:
  • Willingness to learn how to utilize Medicat, an electronic health record
  • Ability to utilize electronic health records and the Wisconsin Immunization Registry

    Human Relations Skills:
  • Excellent customer service skills essential. Ability to effectively communicate (both orally and in writing) with NPs, staff, and student patients.
  • Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.


    Job Number: #2021-056

    Please reference job #2021-056 and submit cover letter and resume to: cucareers@carrollu.edu

    Human Resources
    Carroll University
    100 N. East Avenue
    Waukesha, WI 53186

    Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff. EOE