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Medical Assistant

Employer
Williams College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Opening Details

Williams College Student Health Center is now accepting applications for a Medical Assistant. The Williams College Health Center provides excellent primary and urgent health care to its students. Within the framework of Williams’ philosophy and objectives, and under the direction of the Director of Medical Services, the Medical Assistant assists the nursing team in performing routine nursing duties associated with caring for the ambulatory patient.

Williams College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.


Responsibilities
  • Screen and prepare patients for medical providers
  • Perform vital signs, electrocardiograms, visual testing and peak flow meter, and documentation of patient complaints
  • Assist medical providers during patient examinations and treatment
  • Schedule appointments and perform clerical duties associated with medical encounters
  • Participate in tracking outside referrals
  • Administer injections and vaccinations and draw blood as requested by medical providers
  • Assist with maintenance of equipment, supplies and treatment rooms
  • Assist with handling and lifting patients when required
  • Review treatment instructions, directions for outside referrals and follow-up care as per medical providers
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications
  • 1+ years of Medical Assistant experience
  • Experience in a fast-paced ambulatory practice environment preferred
  • Experience working with an electronic health record preferred
  • Cultural competence and awareness of the cultural dimensions of health care
Job Conditions
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and sometimes irregular hours
  • Exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, and toxic substances may occur
This is a full-time (30-hrs/wk.), academic year (9-month), regular appointment. Includes weekend rotations.

Application review will begin on January 11th 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay ranges from $18 to $21, commensurate with experience. Job band 18. Please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply.


Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. A COVID-19 vaccine or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at hr@williams.edu.

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