Medical Assistant

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Medical Assistant

Job no: 527782
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Healthcare/Nursing

Department: University Health Services
Classification: Medical Aide
Appointment Type and Duration: Academic Year (Classified), Ongoing
Salary: $14.75 - $21.40 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes July 27, 2021.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application:
  • Cover letter which expresses your interest in the position and fully articulates how you meet the minimum qualifications, professional competencies, and any preferred qualifications you may have
  • Current resume which includes dates of employment

    Applicants will also be asked to submit the name and contact information for three professional references, one of which must be current or most recent supervisor (if not currently employed). Candidate will be notified prior to references being contacted.

    Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete.

    Department Summary
    The University Health Center (UHC) is a unit within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management and is a nationally accredited (AAAHC) outpatient clinic providing primary care to students at the University of Oregon. All staff are required to uphold the mission of the UHC.

    This position works in support of the University Health Center Mission and is consistent with UO policy. Some aspects of this position may be completed in collaboration with other University departments.

    Position Summary
    The purpose of this position is to assist clinical and medical staff in providing acute care, primary care, and preventative care to students of the University of Oregon.

    This position assists with the delivery of excellent patient care by assisting the UHS providers with patient scheduling, transporting, patient check in, performing vital signs, simple procedures and treatments. They also maintain a safe, clean, efficiently stocked environment. Work is performed in different locations throughout UHS in various clinics, examination and treatment rooms and at the main reception desk.

    This position reports to the Associate Medical Director.

    Work Schedule:
    This position works during the academic year. Employment of academic year employees may be extended into the breaks and/or summer term to meet the departmental and/or operational needs of UHS.
    Scheduled hours will include working some Saturdays and may include holidays, to meet the departmental and/or operational needs of the UHC.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Six months experience providing health care support in a health care facility;
  • Completion of a vocational training program in a health care support area (e.g., Medical Office Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant)

    NOTE: Preference will be given to those applicants who possess a knowledge of medical terminology.

    Special Requirements:
  • Position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and routine screening of Medicaid and Medicare Exclusion Lists. Employee loses eligibility for employment if on the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE) and/or System of Award Management (SAM).
  • Must be in compliance with UHC policies regarding tuberculosis screening, measles and mumps (MMR), seasonal flu, hepatitis B, and other immunization requirements.
  • Current certification from a national certifying body for medical assistant/medical office assistant (e.g., American Medical Technologists, American Association of Medical Assistants, National Center for Competency Testing) as a medical aide or medical office assistant, or the ability to obtain by the agreed upon start date of employment.

    Professional Competencies
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Medical Office/health care experience
  • Basic understanding of computers with familiarity in electronic medical records and office software
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment
  • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Four years' experience as a medical aide in a clinic, hospital or ambulatory care setting including working with an electronic medical record
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification or ability to obtain by agreed upon start date of employment
  • Experience in an orthopedic and sports medicine clinic setting, including casting, splinting, and acute musculoskeletal injury triage

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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