Technical Medical Associate I
Internal Title: Certified Medical Assistant
Posting Number: STA00273PO17
College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department: Health Services
Advertised Salary Range: $28,475-$32,500
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Health and Human Services
Advertised Job Summary: Conduct patient triage and evaluation within approved guidelines and scope of practice. Assist nurse(s), physician(s) and other providers in patient examinations, treatments, procedures, and care for patients at Student Health Services General Medicine Clinic, Women's Care and Specialty Clinics. Perform dressing changes, nebulizer treatments and ear irrigations. Administer medications and injections as ordered. Make patient appointments as deemed necessary. Provide administrative support for patients checking in and out and procedures to determine eligibility for service, fees, and community resources. Obtain patient data such as vital signs, health history, chief complaint, routine medications, drug and other noted allergies. Operate and maintain tabletop sterilizer, and run biological indicator test to ensure quality sterilization process of medical instruments. Maintain appropriate inventory of medical supplies. Participate in Quality Assurance initiatives in regards to patient care. Serve on Student Health Services committees as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Graduation from accredited training program, or high school diploma and 2 years related experience. Certification required.
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, veteran status or genetics.