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Certified Medical Assistant - Womens Health

Company: University of South Carolina
Location: Columbia
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Job Description:

Posting Summary Logo Posting Number STA01435PO18 Classification Title Technical Medical Associate I Internal Title Certified Medical Assistant - Women's Health Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department SAAS Health Services Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $26,988 - $32,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40.00 Work Schedule The typical work week is Monday thru Friday 8am-5pm (9am-6pm) but may be adjusted according to the needs of the department. The position requires Sunday hours on a rotating basis. Position will typically work 40 hours per/week, however based on duties of position, individual may be called to assist with campus and individual crisis during evenings and weekends and during peak periods of high patient volume. Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Health and Human Services About UofSC The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment. Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding. Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes Position Description Advertised Job Summary The Certified Medical Assistant will conduct triage and evaluation of patients with approved guidelines. Triage skills will involve both direct and phone encounters. Thorough and reliable documentation of patient complaints, symptoms, pertinent history and vital signs. Preparation of patients for gynecologic encounters, examinations, treatments and procedures with attention to time management. Assists physicians and other providers in examinations, treatments and procedures. Processing of laboratory and tissue specimens with adherence to internal policies and procedures. Monitors inventories of approved educational material. Maintains inventories of medical supplies necessary for normal clinic operations. Participate in Quality Assurance initiatives regarding patient care. Provides administrative support for patient check-in and check-out procedures including operation of the appointment system when necessary. Offers student information regarding eligibility for services, Student Health Services fees and available community resources. Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions) Graduation from accredited training program, or high school diploma and 2 years related experience. Preferred Qualifications Certified Medical Assistant from accredited training program at least 1 year in Women's Health. Must be able to obtain CPR certification (BLS for Healthcare Providers) within the first 30 days of employment. Must have experience in administering injections. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Ability to communicate effectively with patients, medical providers, colleagues and the concerned public. Knowledge of current women's health practices. Knowledge of the procedures, equipment and techniques involved in women's health care. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, hygiene, and chemistry. Knowledge of ethical issues of the professional practice of medicine. Knowledge of electronic medical records and appointment systems. Knowledge of community health resources. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate office procedures. Computer skills to include word processing, utilization of fax machine. Clinical skills to include utilization of autoclave. Position Attributes Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes Posting Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 02/04/2019 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 12/18/2018 Job Close Date 02/01/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email. We are only accepting applications submitted by February 1, 2019 Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).* * Did you graduate from an accredited training program OR do you have a high school diploma and 2 years related experience?* Yes* No * * Have you ever been disciplined or discharged from a position related to HIPAA regulation?* Yes* No * * Are you CPR certified?* Yes* No * * Are you currently certified or registered as a Medical Assistant?* Yes* No Applicant Documents Required Documents* Cover Letter* Resume* List of References and Contact Information Optional Documents

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