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Medical Assistant / Campuswide (POOL)

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 21, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Medical Assistant / Campuswide (POOL)
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 535474
Work type: Staff
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Administrative, Health Professionals, Temporary, Full Time, Part Time Job Summary:

Medical Assistants perform a variety of medical technical support services within their scope of practice, as defined by the Medical Board of California. Medical Assistants are distinguished from Clinical Assistants by their formal training which permits them to administer medication employing a variety of means, including injection, and perform numerous standard tests and limited procedures. Typically, this formal training is obtained through an approved and accredited medical assisting program. Medical Assistants may perform only those duties authorized by their supervising physician who, in compliance with applicable state regulations, must be present in the facility when the Medical Assistant is performing specific procedures. Work assignments may involve other related activities and may be focused in one or more clinical departments within a student health center. Based on their formal training, Medical Assistants typically perform the following duties within their scope of practice, but also may perform any of the duties outlined for Clinical Assistants.

The Medical Assistant performs work assignments that typically include some or all of the following: administer medication or immunizations by intramuscular, intradermal, or subcutaneous methods, as well as by inhalation, orally, sublingually, or other methods; in all cases, a licensed professional, as listed in the Overview, must verify medication dosage; perform TB skin tests, measure and describe results, and refer for interpretation; perform phlebotomy, which entails drawing blood by skin puncture or venipuncture to provide samples for clinical analysis and testing; if an incumbent is performing phlebotomy outside the defined scope of practice for Medical Assistants, appropriate phlebotomy certification may be required by the State of California; assist practitioners in the delivery of such health care services as examinations, clinical procedures, and medical treatments; perform a variety of standard tests and medical technical services not requiring a licensed professional, but for which the incumbent has specific training, such as vision screening, audiometry and hearing tests, electrocardiograms, peak flow testing and spirometry, removal of sutures and bandages, removal of casts and splints and other external devices, nasal smears of the nasal cavity only, ear lavage, throat cultures, specimen collection by non-invasive techniques, and CLIA-waived testing ordered by a physician or other clinician; keep current with the medical assisting field and maintain competencies relative to the scope of practice; support clinic administrative and clerical functions and perform other related duties within their scope of practice, as defined by the Medical Board of California.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. While Medical Assistants are not certified, registered, or licensed in the State of California, the Medical Board of California requires that medical assistants complete specific types and hours of training to perform the duties outlined in their scope of practice. This training must be documented and a physician or other qualified teacher, as identified by the Medical Board of California, must certify in writing that the Medical Assistant has completed the training successfully. CSU-specific requirements are as follows:
  • 1. Most common, incumbents are required to possess a certificate of completion from an accredited and approved medical assisting program through the Department of Education or Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education within the Department of Consumer Affairs. In this case, the supervising CSU physician must verify competencies.

  • 2. At the discretion of the student health center director, an in-house campus-training program may be developed according to the guidelines established by the Medical Board of California. In this case, a CSU physician must document and certify in writing that the formal training and clinical practice hours required by the Medical Board of California to perform the duties of a Medical Assistant have been completed successfully.

  • NOTE: If a Medical Assistant is performing phlebotomy outside the regular scope of practice, appropriate phlebotomy certification may be required by the State of California.

    Required Qualifications:
    • In addition to those of the Clinical Assistant, possess working knowledge of daily clinic operations; aseptic techniques and requirements; uses, application, and proper operation of various medical supplies and equipment used in performing the duties described above; California laws and regulations pertaining to medical assistants. General knowledge of anatomy and physiology appropriate to the duties assigned; understanding the potential hazards or complications resulting from administering medications and how to initiate emergency procedures.
    • In addition to those of the Clinical Assistant, ability to demonstrate the proper techniques in administering medications in a variety of manners including intramuscular, intradermal, or subcutaneous methods and by inhalation; proper techniques in performing injections and phlebotomy; competency in performing assigned medical technical support services such as the standard tests and limited procedures described above; maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; and be sensitive to and communicate effectively with diverse patients.


    Classification: Medical Assistant


    The salary range for this classification is $3,338.00 to $5,366.00/month.

    The hourly range for this classification is $19.26 to $30.96.

    The anticipated hiring range is $3,338.00 to $3,505.00/month.

    Salary schedule details []

    The salary offered will take into account internal equity and experience among other factors.

    Position Information:

    Work status: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Hourly, On-Call, Intermittent "Non-Exempt" positions.

    Schedule: To be arranged by hiring department.

    * A pool of qualified candidates will be established for current and future vacancies at the San Bernardino or Palm Desert Campus. Qualified applicants will be kept active from January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2024.

    This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

    As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

    California State University, San Bernardino in not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

    Conditions of Employment

    Background Check

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    Driver's License Check

    Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

    Mandated Reporter

    The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


    CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at

    Statement of Commitment to Diversity

    In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

    California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit

    Closing Statement:

    Reasonable Accommodation

    We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact CSUSB Benefits at


    CSUSB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. See policy at

    Clery Act

    In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

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