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Medical Assistant

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Salt Lake Community College will complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Medical Assistant
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status
Reports to (title) Family Nurse Practitioner III
Department Center for Health and Counseling-4D9
Requisition Number 17125
Position Type Replacement
Job Category Staff
FT/PT Full-time
Initial Work Location
Starting Salary $28,502.16 - $28,784.56
Job Open Date 01/10/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 01/17/2018
Job Summary

Provide front and back office assistance in the clinic addressing student and employee health needs under direction of licensed clinical staff.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Assist with patient exams, including assessing patient vital signs; administer medications including injectable medications and vaccines. Preform laboratory work including venipuncture, finger stick, urinalysis, culture specimens, etc. Assist in supervision and coordination of learning experiences for MA students’ externships and work-study students. Triage patients per defined scope of care and administer first aid.
Perform office duties to include answering phones, keyboarding, and data entry using a variety of software programs; scheduling appointments and manage patient records; accounts payable, and receivable; maintaining a safe, efficient, confidential, patient-friendly working environment to ensure a quality experience for patients. Participate in staff meetings and programs related to the clinics and Center for Health and Counseling department as a whole.
Participate in quality assurance programs to ensure optimal clinic performance while adhering to current OSHA and employee health standards to ensure a safe patient and work place environment. Current CPR certification and other continuing education. Reliable personal attendance and punctuality to ensure a smooth, efficient clinic flow and maintain consistent clinic hours of operation.
Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.
Medical assistant certificate or equivalent.
Two years of recent front and back office experience including clinical, administrative, and laboratory skills within the last three years.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Assist with patient exams including assessing patient vital signs; administer medications including injectable medications and vaccines. Perform laboratory work including venipuncture, finger stick, urinalysis, culture specimens, etc. Triage patients per defined scope of care and administer first aid.

Perform office duties to include answering phones, keyboarding and data entry using a variety of software programs; scheduling appointments and manage patient records; accounts payable and receivable; maintaining a safe, efficient, confidential, patient-friendly working environment to ensure a quality experience for patients.

Participate in staff meetings and programs related to the clinics and the Center for Health and Counseling department as a whole.

Participate in quality assurance programs to ensure optimal clinic performance while adhering to current OSHA and employee health standards to ensure a safe patient and work place environment.

Laboratory skills including venipuncture, finger stick, urinalysis, culture specimens, etc.
Ability to work accurately and efficiently with minimal supervision. Utilization of critical thinking skills with the ability to identify and articulate any concerns or problems in a timely manner.
Keyboarding and data entry skills using a variety of software programs.
Excellent office, time management, inter-personal and organizational skills.
Team player with strong customer service skills enabling a smooth interface with a diverse campus community in person, phone or electronic communications.

Current CPR certification and other continuing education. Reliable personal attendance and punctuality to ensure a smooth, efficient clinic flow and maintain consistent clinic hours of operation.

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.

Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College will complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc