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Medical Assistant
Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, Utah
 
 
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Date Posted 11/02/2021
Category
Admin-Health and Medical Services
Salary $31,900-$33,607($15.34-$16.16) -  
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Title

Medical Assistant

Open Internally or Externally

External

Reports to (title)

Clinic Manager

Department

Center for Health and Counseling-4D9

Requisition Number

21149

Position Type

Replacement

Job Category

Staff

FT/PT

Full-time

Starting Salary

$31,900-$33,607($15.34-$16.16)

Job Open Date

11/02/2021

Open Until Filled

Yes

Priority Review Date

11/08/2021

Job Summary

The Medical Assistant will join our outstanding team in a fun and energetic student health clinic. The schedule for this position is Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. with no evenings, weekends or holidays required.

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

SLCC full-time employee’s benefit from competitive wages and an outstanding overall compensation package, including: medical, dental and vision, 14.2% annual retirement contribution by employer, community engagement leave, an average of 12 paid holidays per year, tuition reimbursement, generous paid personal and sick leave and more.  Learn more about SLCC’s employee benefits at:
http://i.slcc.edu/hr/benefits/benefitsinformation.aspx 

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) years of recent front and back office experience including clinical, administrative, and laboratory skills within the last three (3) years.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. 
 
Current Certified Medical Assistant credential or the equivalent of two (2) years demonstrated medical assistant experience including clinical skills, administrative skills, and laboratory skills. 
 
One  (1) additional year of experience in one (1) or more of the following areas: Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Clerical, Reception, Scheduling, Cashiering, Administrative Assistant, or other medical or healthcare related experience. 
 
Trade off 1:1 in experience/education for additional one (1) year of experience requirement. For example, completion of 30 credit hours (1 year equivalent) of post high school higher education may be considered in lieu of the one (1)  additional year of experience. 
 
Part-time experience may be substituted on a prorated basis.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

- 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.

Special Instructions

Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before the priority review date indicated above.

More information about Salt Lake Community College benefits: http://i.slcc.edu/hr/benefits/benefitsinformation.aspx

Please indicate on your resume if your work experience is full time or part time. 

Successful completion of a criminal background check may be required for this position.

FLSA

Non-Exempt

SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. 
 
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). 
 
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.
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