Pool - Medical Assistant
Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health
Professionals, Temporary, Time Varies
Temporary appointments may be cancelled or extended at any time.
Successful candidates may be appointed from a few days up to one
year depending on the assignment. For additional information
regarding the Temporary Pool recruitments, please contact HR (310)
This is a Temporary and/or hourly intermittent appointment. No
probationary period. No permanent status is granted.
Conditions of Employment
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conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the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.
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.
Application Deadline & Salary
The salary range for this classification is $2,705 - $5,015
Under the general supervision of the Student Health Center Medical
and Nursing Staff and the Administrative supervision of the Chief
of Medical Services, the Medical Assistant performs a wide variety
of medical assisting tasks, including preparation of patients for
examination and treatment, taking vital signs and charting them,
administering vision and hearing tests, performing some clerical
and housekeeping tasks in the health center, autoclaving equipment,
preparing and giving injections and immunizations, if certified;
drawing blood, if certified; processing laboratory specimens,
assisting all SHC medical staff.
Experience: One year of increasingly responsible clinical aid
experience in a medical setting performing duties such as those
done by a Clinical Aid I, nurse aid, orderly, surgical technician,
cast technician, physical therapy assistant, ward clerk, or
Successful completion of a recognized training course as a Nurse
Aid or Medical Assistant may be substituted for the experience
Knowledge of: Working knowledge of aseptic techniques, uses and
applications of medical equipment, instruments and supplies, 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
General knowledge of anatomy and physiology appropriate to the
duties assigned; understand the potential hazards or complications
resulting from administering medications and how to initiate
Knowledge of: medical assistance terminology and tasks, ability to
read, write & chart in medical records as appropriate, ability
to work cooperatively and effectively with patients and staff in a
Student Health Center setting.
Ability to: Understand and carry out instructions and assignments;
maintain patient confidentiality; establish and maintain effective
and cooperative working relationships with staff; reassure and
comfort patients; adhere to standards of aseptic and sterile
techniques; adapt to changes in policy and procedures; learn and
carry out light custodial duties; inventory and stock medical
supplies; anticipate the procedures a primary care provider wishes
to perform and handle equipment and instruments accordingly;
response to students' questions by phone or in person in a friendly
and sensitive manner; participate as a team member in carrying out
the goals and objectives of the Student Health Center; work
effectively with students, staff and faculty.
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.
Skill in: Performing necessary medical procedures; recording and
compiling simple statistical information.
Education and Training:
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. Specific requirements are as
1. Certification as a phlebotomist
2. Completion of a medical assistant training program
3. Current CPR and First Aid certification
4. Completion of training in giving injections (IM/SC/ID)
Experience: Administering Electrocardiogram (EKG) studies.
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed
to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.
California State University Dominguez Hills is an 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, or protected veteran status.
For more information or definition of these terms, please
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources
Office at (310) 243-3771.
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at https://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/clery/crime-stats/
, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon
appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to
work in the U.S.
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking,
Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on
University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article
Open until filled
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/496469/pool-medical-assistant