Certified Medical Assistant

Aug 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Certified Medical Assistant

Requisition Number:

Department: 3902500101-General Health Services

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Health Services. The Certified Medical Assistant provides general patient care and basic patient education to the visitors of Health Services.

Essential Functions

  • Measures vital signs, prepares and performs hearing and vision tests and performs other assessments as needed.
  • Prepares patients for exam and assists clinicians in the examination and treatment of students for outpatient medical care.
  • Administers oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications as directed by the provider.
  • Initiates electronic chart forms, completes lab requests, and schedules patient appointments.
  • Provides supporting clerical functions to facilitate patient flow.
  • Assists with completion and notification of follow-up care.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and medicines.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    High School Diploma or equivalent; diploma from an approved medical assisting program; CPR Certification.

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    One or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:

    Preferred Experience::

    Salary Range: $24,969 - $31,226

    Job Open Date: 07/31/2017

    Job Closing Date: 8/11/2017

    Special Instructions Summary:

    To apply, visit: https://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/38943

    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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