Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Office of Student Health Services

Kean University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Office of Student Health Services

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Student Health Services, the Certified Medical Assistant (Program Assistant, Administrative Services) provides excellent customer service to patients and performs professional and clinical responsibilities for the Office of Student Health Services. The CMA welcomes patients and acts as the patient liaison; supports the work of Student Health Services in various aspects; and handles multiple tasks while prioritizing department needs.

The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for the daily operations of the medical office including, but not limited to: scheduling appointments, answering phones, data entry, maintaining/ordering medical supplies and handling correspondence. The CMA assists as needed with patient care activities including, but not limited to: preparing patients for examination, taking medical histories, obtaining and recording patient vital signs, phlebotomy, administers intramuscular and subcutaneous injections as delegated by a physician or other licensed provider; and assists with COVID 19 contact tracing. This position requires travel as needed and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Current CMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) Certification and a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college is required. Applicants who do not possess the required degree may substitute experience on a year for year basis. Applicants who possess an Associate's degree may substitute two (2) years of position-related experience for the remaining two (2) years of education. One year of experience as a Certified Medical Assistant in a clinic/physician’s office setting is preferred.

The selected candidate will be required to pass a four (4) month Working Test Period to become eligible for a regular appointment.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you may submit a request for an exemption. If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors on campus and you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule.

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures .

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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