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Medical Assistant

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Medical Assistant

Job no: 529783
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Office Support, Healthcare/Nursing

Department: University Health Services
Classification: Medical Aide
Appointment Type and Duration: Academic Year (Classified), Ongoing
Salary: $16.19 - $23.69 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Number of positions: 2
Review of Applications Begins

July 20, 2022; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application:
  • 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

    University Health Services (UHS) 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 values of the UHS.

    This position works in support of the University Health Services mission and vision 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 University Health Services medical staff in providing primary care and acute care to students at the University of Oregon.

    This position assists with the delivery of excellent patient care by assisting the UHS medical providers with patient scheduling, transporting, check-in, vital signs, in-office procedures, vaccinations, assigned administrative duties, and treatments within scope of practice. This position also maintains a safe, clean, efficient, and well-prepared 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 Clinical Operations Manager for the Medical Services team.

    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 the UHS.
    Scheduled hours may include working some Saturdays and holidays, to meet the departmental and/or operational needs of the UHS.
    This 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). In addition, employee must follow Compliance with UHS policies regarding tuberculosis screening, measles and mumps (MMR), seasonal flu, hepatitis B, and other immunization requirements.
    Minimum Requirements

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

    Special Qualification:
  • 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

  • Effective communication and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records and associated office software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and equitable environment.
    Preferred Qualifications

  • Three 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.

    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.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    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

    To apply, visit


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