CS-Classified StaffUniversity Title:
Medical AssistantWorking Title:
Cougar Health ServicesDepartment Link:
71171Hiring Unit :
Medical ClinicWork Location:
99164This position is in a Bargaining Unit:
NoSummary of Duties:
The Medical Assistant position is responsible for performing duties required to assist health care professionals at Cougar Health Services. The duties of the position include, but are not limited to: assist in the examination and treatment of ambulatory patients; preparation of patient and environment for treatment; may conduct basic laboratory tests; perform electrocardiogram; care of the patient after treatment; patient education, clerical reception functions; and other duties assigned.Additional Information:
This recruitment will be used to fill multiple vacancies in the department.
View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.Appointment Status:
PermanentJob Appointment (FTE%):
100%Position Term in Months:
Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA);OR high school graduation or equivalent AND one year of experience providing direct patient care in a health care setting; OR equivalent education/experience.Additional Requirements:
Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified (MA-C) credential at the time of hire.
Maintain biannual Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification.Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working as a Medical Assistant.
Experience in documenting and maintaining electronic medical records.
Experience in educating and administering vaccinations and medications.
Experience in preforming laboratory tests, procedures or treatments, such as nebulizer, blood sugar by finger sticks, electrocardiograms, spirometry and peak flows.
Experience setting up for special procedures.
Experience in assisting with minor surgical procedures.Will this position require a background check?:
This position has been designated by the department to require a background checkOpen Date:
11/30/2020Open Until Filled :
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.EEO Statement :
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]Posting Number: