This job has expired

SHS-Clinic Medical Assistant

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 3, 2023

View more

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

SHS-Clinic Medical Assistant

Job No: 506999
Work Type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health Professionals, Temporary, Full Time

Classification Title

Medical Assistant

Working Title

SHS-Clinic Medical Assistant

Posting Details

Please note: As of August 10th, this position has been reposted and is under active recruitment. Apply today! (Prior applicants need not re-apply.)

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Wednesday, August 24th @ 11:55pm PDT

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

The Medical Assistant (MA), is a patient caregiver who, under the general supervision of the Director of Health Services and the medical supervision of the medical provider, is responsible for direct and indirect patient care activities. The MA also helps maintain efficient and effective workflow to ensure high quality health care.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,912- $5,015 per month

Hiring Range: $2,912 - $5,015

Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment Type: Temporary (Annually Renewable)

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months

Work Hours: TBD at time of hire

Department Information

Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) promotes lifetime wellness through collaboration, education and innovation.

SHCS embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, and mental health, services to the Sacramento State campus community. SHCS is committed to providing quality care and service delivery and is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

Minimum Qualifications


General knowledge of daily clinic operations and organization ranging from patient scheduling and reception to delivery of health care services and processing of paperwork, aseptic techniques and requirements; and the uses, application, and proper operation of various medical supplies and equipment used in performing the duties described above, such as in preparing examining rooms; obtaining patient data, and assisting practitioners.


Ability to learn clinical assistance methods and techniques; understand and use basic medical assistance terminology to accurately and efficiently support practitioners and follow their instructions; perform clinical assistance activities accurately and timely; handle instruments and equipment properly; read and write English at a level appropriate to the position to support maintaining accurate records and reading medical terminology; use health center automated systems to enter and maintain data and prepare simple reports; maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; and be sensitive to and communicate effectively with diverse patients.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent and familiarity with a health care setting or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Required Qualifications
  1. Experience with assisting with clinical procedures (e.g. suture removal, electrocardiograms, peak flow testing, spirometry, splinting, nasal smears, ear lavage, throat cultures) and rooming for exams.
  2. Experience providing intramuscular, intradermal or subcutaneous immunizations/injections.
  3. Experience performing standard tests and limited procedures (e.g. tuberculosis [TB] skin testing including measure; administering point of service Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments [CLIA] waived laboratory testing and processing).
  4. Phlebotomy experience and training.
  5. Experience performing non-clinical duties (e.g. coordinate patient flow, maintain supplies/inventory, prepare instrument packets/trays, etc.).
  6. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to be sensitive and communicate effectively with patients.
  7. Strong organizational skills with the ability to maintain accurate records and inventory.
  8. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a diverse setting.
  9. Current Basic Life Support (CPR) card.

Preferred Qualifications
  1. Medical Assistant Certification
  2. Phlebotomy Certification
  3. Experience in a related ambulatory care setting or clinic environment

Required Licenses/Certifications


Documents Needed to Apply
  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Minimum of 3 professional references
  • Copies of certifications

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to" href="">student success," href="">diversity, equity and inclusion," href="">community engagement," href="">philanthropy, and" href="">campus safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Eligibility Verification
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Advertised: August 10, 2022 (9:20 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

To apply, visit


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert