Medical Assistant

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JHU Student Health & Wellness Center seeks a Certified Medical Assistant to provide high-quality and effective patient care. The Medical Assistant shares responsibility for the provision of high quality health care in compliance with state, federal, and ambulatory accreditation requirements. Specific Duties & Responsibilities Take patient’s complete vital signs, including smoking history, and note allergies in electronic health record (EHR). Perform height & weight measurements, audiometer testing, visual acuity testing, etc. as necessary with documentation in the EHR. Obtain all specimens including venipuncture for lab tests ordered by clinicians. Perform in-house laboratory tests (Monospot, urine dip, rapid strep, urine pregnancy, finger stick glucose, Influenza A & B, COVID-19, and hemoglobin, etc.) as protocol indicates and ordered by clinicians. Prepare lab specimens and accurately complete forms for transport. Chaperone the clinicians during the female gynecological exams, breast exams, and male genital exams. Perform injections as ordered by the clinician and utilize the computer system for documentation. Perform IVs as ordered by clinicians. Perform EKGs as ordered by clinicians. Perform crutch fitting, dressing changes, nebulization treatments, ear irrigation, and orthostatic vitals as ordered by the clinicians. Call the parking office or security office for patient transportation when needed. Provide first aid as necessary. Document any service rendered to a patient in the EHR. Inventory, order, stock, and continue the condom program at Student Health & Wellness Center (SHWC). Prepare Travel Packages for clinicians. Inspect, clean, and stock supplies in clinician’s exam rooms, Observation Room, and Procedure Room. Perform laboratory quality control procedures for opening the SHWC when necessary. Stock the restrooms with supplies. Prepare Tylenol/ibuprofen packets. Keep an inventory of soup kits and prepare Cold Care Kits. Perform PAPRS check monthly. Open active supply room. Turn on the pharmacy and observation room computers.. Take down and install curtains for laundering in July and December. Adhere to standard precautions for infection control. Assist in biohazard waste removal from the Lab and Observation room when necessary. Prepare SHWC for closing on a daily basis. Attend monthly Staff Meetings, participate in SHWB PC committees, attend SHWB educational programs, and show evidence of continued self-development and professional involvement by participating in activities and educational programs of your professional organization. Share the responsibility for ongoing assessment of quality and efficiency of patient care services. Continually monitor patient flow in the waiting areas. Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities The successful candidate should have experience working with diverse patient populations and appreciate and relate effectively to individuals who hold multiple, intersecting identities including but not limited to: historically marginalized and under-represented populations, various ages and developmental statuses, cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, international status, disability, gender and sexual identities and presentations. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and facility in emails is required. Must successfully complete all required and ongoing electronic medical records training as directed. Must complete all required HIPAA, and any other specified online training courses deemed necessary. Work effectively in a team-oriented service program. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and non-verbally in order to function as a team member. Physical Requirements Stooping and bending; reaching, lifting and grasping objects; walking and/or standing for extended periods of time. Hours are 8:30am-5:00pm with some Saturday and some evening hours each fall and spring semester. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required. Certification/Registration as a Medical Assistant (e.g. CMA, AAMA, RMA, AMT, NAHP) is required. If not currently certified/registered, must become certified/registered within 90 days of date of hire. Current CPR certification by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross is required. Must maintain MA and CPR/AED certification/registration during the duration of employment in this position. In order to be eligible for certification/registration, successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant training program or five or more years of primary medical care medical assistant experience is required. Preferred Qualifications One year of experience. Classified Title: Medical Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $15.25 – $23.00 KRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon – Fri / 8:15am – 5:15pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Student Health and Wellness Center Personnel area: University Student Services

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