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Medical Assistant
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Job Description

Job #AS0200p

Sacramento State Student Health & Counseling Services accepting applications for On-Call/Hourly Intermittent temporary position, renewable annually contingent upon funding.

Salary $15.00 - $26.00/Hour.

Medical Assistant course required, phlebotomy experience and training, MA Certificate and phlebotomy certificate preferred; current CPR card.  Varied hours including evening shifts required to meet operational need.

View application and job description at:  https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/2765



Position Information


Working Title Medical Assistant
Classification Title Medical Assistant
Job Summary

The Medical Assistant (MA), is a patient caregiver who, under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Clinical Operations and the medical supervision of the staff physician(s), is responsible for direct and indirect patient care activities. The MA also helps maintain efficient and effective workflow to ensure high quality health care.

FLSA Hourly/Int - This position may be eligible for health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to FLSA. Employees who are determined to be eligible for health benefits will be notified by the Benefits Office.
Classification Salary Range

$2,382.00- $4,207.00 monthly

Hiring Range $13.74 - $24.27 per hour
Salary Grade/Range 6
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? Yes
Regular or Temporary Temp
Full Time or Part Time Hourly Intermittent
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Varied/On-Call
Department Information

Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, mental health, and counseling services to the Sacramento State campus community.


Minimum Qualifications

The Medical Assistant must possess a working knowledge of daily clinic operations; working knowledge of aseptic techniques and requirements; working knowledge of the uses, application, and proper operation of various medical supplies and equipment used in performing the duties described above; basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology appropriate to the duties assigned; understand the potential hazards or complications resulting from administering medications and know how to initiate emergency procedures; and possess working knowledge of California laws and regulations pertaining to medical assistants.
The Medical Assistant must demonstrate the proper techniques in administering medications in a variety of manners including by intramuscular, intradermal, or subcutaneous methods and by inhalation; proper techniques in performing injections and phlebotomy; competency in performing assigned medical technical support services such as the standard tests and limited procedures described above; maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; and be sensitive to and communicate effectively with diverse patients.
Education and Training:
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. While Medical Assistants are not certified, registered, or licensed in the State of California, the Medical Board of California does require that medical assistants complete specific types and hours of training to perform the duties outlined in their scope of practice. This training must be documented and a physician or other qualified teacher, as identified by the Medical Board of California, must certify in writing that the Medical Assistant has completed the training successfully. CSU-specific requirements are as follows:
1. Most commonly, incumbents are required to possess a certificate of completion from an accredited and approved medical assisting program through the Department of Education or Bureau of Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education within the Department of Consumer Affairs. In this case, the supervising CSU physician must verify competencies.or;
2. At the discretion of the Student Health Center director, an in-house campus-training program may be developed according to the guidelines established by the Medical Board of California. In this case, a CSU physician must document and certify in writing that the formal training and clinical practice hours required by the Medical Board of California to perform the duties of a Medical Assistant have been completed successfully. NOTE: If a Medical Assistant is performing phlebotomy outside the regular scope of practice, appropriate phlebotomy certification may be required by the State of California.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, Ablities:
1. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to be sensitive and communicate effectively with patients
2. Strong organizational skills with the ability to maintain accurate records and inventory
3. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a diverse setting
4. Demonstrated understanding of cultural competence principles and the ability to communicate cross-culturally with sensitivity and respect
Conditions of Employment:
- Ability to pass DOJ fingerprinting and background check.

Preferred Qualifications

5. State of California, Medical Assistant Certification
6. Phlebotomy Certification
7. Experience in a related ambulatory care setting or clinical environment
8. Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
9. One-year experience as a Medical Assistant 
10. Experience working with an Electronic Records System

Physical Demands  
Required Licenses/Certifications  
Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Hiring Preference Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.
Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/.



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