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Medical Assistant

Employer
Towson University
Location
Towson, MD
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Responsibilities and Duties
The selected candidate will assist Medical Providers by processing patients for appointments, which entails taking vital signs and taking a health history.

 

Additional duties include:

    Aiding with in-office procedures, performing 12 lead EKG, administer nebulization treatments, perform ear lavages, and other similar tasks.Administering oral and injectable medications as ordered by the provider. Other tasks per request of the provider such as answering patient phone calls, taking messages for providers, assisting in the COVID testing tent, assisting with outside referrals, or other duties to meet center needs. Performing in-house labs which include, but are not limited to Rapid Mono, Rapid Strep, Rapid  HIV, Rapid Influenza tests, COVID-PCR test, Rapid COVID-19 test, and Urinalysis. Maintaining the stock of lab supplies. Performing quality assurance testing as directed by the laboratory director to maintain our CLIA certification. Cleaning and stocking the exam rooms throughout the day. Cleaning and sterilizing instruments and equipment. Disposing of Medical waste. Starting and maintaining IV access for patients. Checking AED weekly and complete required inspection log paperwork.


Qualifications and Skills
Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an accredited program for Medical Assistants or equivalent.

  • One year of experience in an ambulatory primary care setting.

  • General knowledge of  HIPPA, electronic medical record systems, aseptic techniques including bloodborne pathogen precautions, and CPR certified.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills for communicating with patients, pharmacies, radiology facilities, and other office staff.  

  • Knowledge of and ability to perform EKG's, Spirometry, and Nebulization treatments.  

  • Knowledge of fitting splints and crutches. 

  • Experience in cleaning and sterilizing medical equipment. 

 

Preferences:

  • Skilled in phlebotomy, knowledge of immunization schedules. 

  • Experience in an outpatient or primary care clinic.

  • Ability to complete in-house CLIA waived labs.

  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Records

 

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.



Organization: Student Affairs Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Jul 27, 2021

Organization

Towson CampusTowson University (TU; www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, and is Baltimore’s largest comprehensive university, and the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Towson University offers many cultural, educational and athletics programs and events that are open to the public ranging from concerts and lecturers to Division I college sports.

Towson Students Our centrally located campus sits on 330  rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of  Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington  D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.  The town of Towson, MD. has a population  of approximately 52,000, with tree-lined  streets, shops, restaurants, movies, bookstores, a county library branch, live music venues, and is in walking distance of the TU campus. Towson was established in 1750 and is the seat of Baltimore County government.

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