Medical Assistant-Occupational 2

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Medical Assistant-Occupational 2

Stanford University

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The Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is the first center of its kind, aiming to not only to find better treatments for children and adults with allergies and asthma, but to discover underlying immune mechanisms against the diseases and develop a lasting cure.


The Sean N. Park Center is seeking a Medical Assistant-Occupational 2 to work under minimal supervision to complete administrative and clinical tasks in support of the occupational health office.

Duties include:

  • Room patient and obtain vital signs and consent forms.
  • Assist the physician with patient examinations. Accurately interpret doctor's instructions, and communicate clinical information to patients related to doctor's orders.
  • Take blood; perform patient injections as directed by physician; administer clinical screening tests, e.g. hearing tests, visual test screening, and pulmonary function tests.
  • Schedule and follow up on patient appointments; accurately provide information within defined limits and answer basic questions.
  • Prepare blood for laboratory tests; ensure samples are ready for delivery with all appropriate documentation.
  • Update and chart electronic patient and office databases. Complete insurance forms and code patients' medical information.
  • Coordinate with risk management to provide required data. Respond to first level inquiries from patients, HR, university departments, and outside of the university.
  • Follow up with vendors, pharmacist, labs, and referral doctors. Purchase office and clinic supplies as directed. Check and perform quality control prior to any use of equipment.
  • May train other staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned

Phlebotomy certification


Associate degree and one years of related experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience. Prior experience demonstrating applicable medical safety and protocol procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety, shown through communication of safety concerns and the use and promotion of safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Demonstrated understanding of universal precautions used during exposure to blood, bodily fluid, or tissues.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information (written and verbal) with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing. Bilingual preferred.
  • Ability to apply HIPAA training in all work interactions (verbal and written).
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology.
  • Ability to distinguish basic colors, e.g. red, blue, green, yellow, and buff.
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures to prioritize tasks, as well as troubleshoot unplanned situations and complete duties with limited supervision.

Medical Assistant certification from an accredited program/school.

  • Frequent, regular and recurring physical exertion, including standing, walking, twist/bend/stoop/squat/stretching, lift and carry moderately heavy boxes (15-25 pounds) of supplies or equipment.
  • Occasionally sitting, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


Tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluid, or tissues, creating a potential risk of exposure to contagious diseases, infections, and accidental needle sticks. Employee is expected to take universal precautions. May be required to enter areas where other individuals work with human blood; potential may exist for unanticipated exposure to blood borne pathogens by splash or spill.

  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Job: Health and Safety

Location: School of Medicine
Schedule: Full-time
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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Posted: 2/27/2018
Application Due: 4/9/2018
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