Technical Medical Associate I

USC Columbia
Sep 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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.

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