Part-time Certified Medical Assistant, Department of Student Health Service

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-12-04
Req: R0002917
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Job Description Summary

Under direct supervision of the Medical Physician or designee, assist in the appropriate elements of administrative and clinical responsibilities within the scope of the Certified Medical Assistant’s training. Performs clinical and administrative tasks to keep the workflow going in a day clinic and observation unit. Position is part time during the fall and spring semesters. Schedule includes 1 day during the week, and every other weekend.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Assist medical staff with preparation, examination, and procedure to include performing patient history interview to obtain personal data and chief complaint, documentation for records and vital signs.
  • Provides patient care, referrals and documentation in outpatient clinic.
  • Assists clinicians, administers treatments as prescribed by clinicians.
  • Administers medications topically, sublingually, orally and by injection as prescribed by the clinician.
  • Conveys clinical information on behalf of the clinician.
  • Performs EKG and spirometry testing.
  • Answers telephone, screens calls, takes messages and provides information.
  • Performs simple lab and screening tests such as urinalysis, rapid strep, flu, mono tests throat and urine cultures.
  • Collects blood specimens via capillary and venipuncture technique.
  • Performs aseptic procedures such as wound care.
  • Provides care of patients in observation unit including observing, reporting and documenting medical condition, administering prescribed medications, and aiding with activities of daily living.
  • Setup, clean, restock and prepare exam rooms. Help to maintain medical equipment.
  • Administers allergy injections as prescribed, reorders allergy serum, maintains treatment plans, and provides emergency assistance as or if needed.
  • Communicates with patients regarding health prevention, health practices and self-care.
  • Verifies compliance with state immunization requirements.
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Manage infection control using aseptic techniques, chemical disinfection, and correctly handling bio hazardous materials.
  • Participates in other SHS staff planning, projects, and programs such as health promotion, surveys and Division of Campus Life events.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Medical Assisting; AAMA or RMA certification required.
  • Current CPR/AED certification
  • At least 2 years experience working in Urgent Care Office, Primary Care Office or Emergency Room or equivalent education and related training.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with multi-cultural populations
  • Ability to observe, access, and record symptoms, reactions and progress.
  • Knowledge of specimen collection, and testing
  • Proficient in routine phlebotomy
  • Knowledge of procedures and standards for administration of medication.
  • Positive attitude, maturity, professionalism, dedication, flexibility, customer service skills required
  • Ability to exercise skills in the area of initiative, problem solving, decision-making and multi-tasking
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety and infection control standards.
  • Ability to make decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues. Maintain privacy of University and medical records.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with SHS staff
  • Ability to gain competency with electronic medical record software.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Experience in a primary care outpatient setting
  • Experience working with college age population preferably at a campus health clinic


  • Graduate from an accredited school of Medical Assisting; AAMA or RMA certification required.
  • Complies with CLIA, OSHA and other applicable standards

Additional Job Description

Time Type Requirement

Part timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Job No:
Posted: 12/5/2020
Application Due: 6/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time