Medical Assistant (Temporary and Part-Time) - (170001S2)
University of Maryland Baltimore is currently seeking a temporary, part-time (20 hours/week) Medical Assistant for the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. Under direct supervision, the selected candidate obtains and prepares blood and non-blood specimens for analysis. Under direct supervision, the selected candidate assists medical personnel with the clinical and clerical responsibilities of patient care.
PRIMARY DUTIES 1. Elicits and documents patient's chief complaint. 2. Prepares patient and assists with examination. 3. Performs routine office testing such as blood pressure, vision, hearing, urinalysis, electrocardiogram, rapid strep screen, dextrostix, and spun hematocrit. 4. Assists with minor surgical and other procedures such as sigmoidoscopy, colposcopy, liquid nitrogen therapy and pelvic examination. 5. Prepares and administers medications including injections as directed. Keeps records of medication given. 6. Assists with clarification of patient instructions on diagnostic test preparation and medication administration. 7. Draws blood, collects and processes laboratory specimens, and records results. 8. Prepares and maintains examination and treatment areas including necessary supplies. Sterilizes instruments and equipment. 9. Performs clerical duties such as answering phones, greeting and directing clients, scheduling and monitoring appointments, obtaining and processing information.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED and successful completion of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
EXPERIENCE: none PREFERRED: Ability to perform blood draws and venipuncture.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
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.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug test.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: CI Exempt or Non-Exempt Staff - N05MDU
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: Medicine - Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.