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Job Title:Medical Assistant: Student Health Center
Department:Student Health & Wellness
Division: Student Affairs
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Director, Student Health Center
Range:$20.22 - $24.73 Where a candidate falls within that range is based on years of experience and internal equity.
General purpose: âUnder general supervision, performs a wide variety of medical and clinical support functions in an outpatient clinical setting, such as; providing initial patient triage, registration, and administrative services, assists with direct patient care, and performs specialized medical procedures of a routine nature, as determined by established clinical protocol, policies and procedures.
Summary of Essential Functions: The Student Health Center offers primary and preventative medical care to all students including medication management, STD testing, referral and specialty care, and pharmacy services; provides outreach programs and consultation services as well as alcohol and other drug education.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Obtain patient medical history, vital signs, chart preparation, medication dosage and frequency, patient allergens, and assist with medical examinations.
Â Performs clinic front desk duties, including but not limited to, answering incoming telephone calls, obtaining and/or verifying patient information, patient check in/out, coordinate and facilitate accurate patient appointment.
Maintain accurate and strict confidentiality of patient information in electronic and/or manual systems as established by the appropriate protocols, regulations, and policies.
Performs routine specialized procedures, such as venipuncture, catheterization, and sterile dressing changes under established protocols.
Maintains stocks of medicines and medical supplies as necessary.
Â Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established parameters.
Completes providersâ orders and facilitates specialists' care, which may result in phoning patient prescriptions.
Provides instructions and directions to patients regarding diagnostic tests, procedures and treatments.
Performs data entry of lab studies, radiographic tests, and authorization request in compliance with physician/RN directives.
May participate in outreach clinical activities as required.
May administer medication, including Parenteral (IM, SQ, ID); oral drops, eye drops, and Oral via Seven Rights; document and communicate clinical findings.
Perform other related duties within scope of practice as assigned
High school diploma or GED
Medical Assistant certificate or at least 1 year of experience in a medical field.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Proficiency in the use of an Electronic Medical Record system
Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures.
Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
Knowledge of outpatient clinical administrative procedures.
Â Knowledge of and ability to maintain safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
Knowledge of inventory management practices.
Ability to educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment.
Ability to perform standard clinical procedures according to established protocols.
Â Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
Â Ability to perform routine invasive procedures, such as venipuncture in accordance with established clinical protocol.
Ability to use discretion, maintain confidentiality and ethical conduct
Â Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
Excellent dynamic communication and interpersonal skills
Â Solid computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software
Strong commitment to a culture of diversity, equity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiencesÂ
Reporting to this position: No direct reports.
Conditions of Employment:
SatisfactoryBackground Check results
Duties may require some evenings and weekend hours
Physical demands and work environment:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus (may be adjusted depending on position).Â As necessary, the employee will be required to wear a face mask during work hours and will be donning and doffing additional personal protective equipment as needed.
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
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MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.