Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Medical Assistant
in Student Health Services.Primary Job Duties:
Elicits and documents patient's chief complaint. Prepares patient and assists with examination. Assists with clarification of patient instructions on diagnostic test preparation, discharge instructions and medication administration. Performs routine office testing such as blood pressure, vision, hearing, urinalysis, pregnancy tests, rapid mono tests, rapid influenza tests, and rapid strep screen. Assists physician and/or nurse practitioner with minor surgical and other procedures such as pelvic examination. Prepares and administers medications including injections as directed. Keeps records of medication given. Prepares and maintains examination and treatment areas including necessary supplies. Sterilizes instruments and equipment. Draws blood, collects and processes laboratory specimens, and records results. Performs clerical duties such as answering phones, greeting and directing clients, scheduling and monitoring appointments, obtaining and processing information.Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED and successful completion of an accredited program for Medical Assistants. CPR certification required.
General knowledge of the principles of aseptic techniques and infection control including blood and body fluid precautions. General knowledge, skill and ability to administer medications, assist with treatments, and operate medical equipment. General knowledge of and ability to meet the requirements for compliance with confidentiality of records and communications regarding clients. Skill and ability to use aseptic and sterile techniques; to interact with the public, health care providers, agencies and facilities. Ability to perform extensive standing and walking; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to operate standard office equipment.Preferred Qualifications:
1 year of outpatient Medical Assistant experience preferred.
This is a part-time (29 hours per week) contractual position.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a resume and cover letter. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.Applications will be given consideration upon receipt. The position will remain open until filled.
Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/ .To apply please click here!