Job Family: Civil Service and Non-Permanent - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Medical Assistant position is responsible for performing duties required to assist health care professionals at Cougar Health Services. The duties of the position include, but are not limited to: assist in the examination and treatment of ambulatory patients; preparation of patient and environment for treatment; may conduct basic laboratory tests; perform electrocardiogram; care of the patient after treatment; patient education, clerical reception functions; and other duties assigned.
Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA);OR high school graduation or equivalent AND one year of experience providing direct patient care in a health care setting; OR equivalent education/experience.
Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified (MA-C) credential at the time of hire.
Maintain biannual Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification.
Experience working as a Medical Assistant.
Experience in documenting and maintaining electronic medical records.
Experience in educating and administering vaccinations and medications.
Experience in preforming laboratory tests, procedures or treatments, such as nebulizer, blood sugar by finger sticks, electrocardiograms, spirometry and peak flows.
Experience setting up for special procedures.
Experience in assisting with minor surgical procedures.
Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
100% | Appointments less than 100% FTE may be considered.
This is a permanent position.
This recruitment has been reposted. Screening of applications will remain ongoing until a success applicant has been identified.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies in the department. Positions available are 9 month or 11 month terms.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 11 Month
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