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Job 22-42: Medical Assistant (Pool), Student Health Center

Cal Poly Humboldt
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Job 22-42: Medical Assistant (Pool), Student Health Center
Cal Poly Humboldt

Location: Arcata, CA
Open Date: Mar 22, 2022

Open Until Filled

First Review Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Position Summary: Under regular supervision, the Medical Assistant (MA) supports the medical practitioners through standard medical assistant duties as well as administrative and clerical duties, in support of Student Health and Wellbeing Services operations.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in coordination of patient flow.
  • Check-in and escort patients to appropriate clinical areas.
  • Instruct patient regarding correct preparation for examinations or treatments.
  • Collect, record, and monitor patient data such as weight, height, vital signs.
  • Assist clinicians in delivery of health services such as exams, procedures and treatments.
  • Act as a chaperone for patient safety and comfort when needed.
  • Ensure clinic areas are stocked, organized, cleaned and disinfected as necessary.
  • Order supplies as needed.
  • Prepare examination and treatment rooms, set up treatment trays, sterilize instruments and equipment needed.
  • Monitors and coordinates servicing for medical equipment.
  • Schedule appointments as needed.
  • Process documents as needed (faxes, scans)
  • With appropriate training and certification may administer injections and perform procedures such as electrocardiogram, spirometry, ear lavage.
  • Assists in management of severely ill patients, able to perform CPR.
  • Attend required meetings and trainings.
  • Assists student with sign-ups for FPact, patient assistance programs if needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Associated with this Position Include: Sound foundation in English grammar, spelling and punctuation; ability to understand standard office procedures; basic knowledge of typical clinic operations and organization ranging from reception and scheduling to health care delivery and processing/scanning paperwork; ability to learn new assistance methods and techniques; working knowledge and understanding of basic medical terminology; ability to follow instructions and to ensure that patient confidentiality, privacy and safety are maintained; ability to enter and maintain patient data in an automated system; ability to multi-task; proven ability to maintain dependable work habits, effective working relationships, positive attitude and team approach with staff; ability to communicate sensitively and capably with a diverse patient population.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Familiarity with a health care setting. Six months of medical office employment performing similar duties to those described in the essential job functions above.

Preferred Qualifications: Certification in medical assisting.

Application Instructions
Application Procedure: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials via Interfolio (link below):
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for at least three professional references
  • Cal Poly Humboldt Employment History Form (Cal Poly Humboldt Employment History Form:; NOTE: Download the Cal Poly Humboldt Employment History Form and save it as a PDF file prior to filling it out. If the form is completed in an online browser, content WILL NOT be saved).

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Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education (or activities only part of which are qualifying) will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus, unless otherwise stated.

A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Compliance with the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 (EO 1083) is a condition of employ-ment. CSU employees in positions with duties that involve regular contact with children or positions which supervise such employees are designated as Mandated Reporters under CANRA and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in EO 1083. Upon appointment to this position, the successful candidate(s) will be notified of and required to acknowledge their CANRA reporting status.

Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.

New faculty employees hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2017 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits. Staff employees covered under bargaining agreements 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, C99, E99, M80 and M9 hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2018 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits

If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or

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