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Temporary Medical Assistant

Employer
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Location
San Jose
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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

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San Jose ∙ Evergreen Community College District
Professional Expert Job Description


Position: Temporary Medical Assistant
Department: Student Health & Wellness Services
Location: Evergreen Valley College                                                                
Hourly Pay Rate: $25-27

POSITION SUMMARY

The assignment is 26 hours per week on Mondays through Thursdays, during the two 16-week semesters (closed part of December, most of January, and during June, July, and August). This position is categorized as a Temporary Hourly Professional Expert as a Clinic Medical Assistant (MA) in Student Health & Wellness Services, located at Evergreen Valley College. Under the clinical supervision of the Medical Director or Nurse Practitioner, the MA performs specialized medical assistant tasks related to the care and treatment of patients. In addition, the MA performs basic clerical and receptionist duties required in the clinic.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONIBILITIES

Examples may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Prepare students for medical exams: obtain height, weight, blood pressure and temperature. Conduct vision screenings. Assist with treatment as directed.
Respond to Out of Clinic medical emergencies with the nurse practitioner or clinic nurse and provide assistance as directed (if requested by Campus Police).
Provide minor first aid in accordance with clinic protocols and procedures and chart treatment in patient's medical record.
Maintain examination rooms and lab in clean and orderly condition. Stock rooms with supplies as needed. Monitor the supply and expirations dates for all medical supplies.
Perform Calibration and Quality Control checks on lab equipment and other clinic equipment, and document findings.
Perform in-clinic lab tests, including, but not limited to, Urine (Pregnancy, ChemStripGlucose/Protein,) and Blood (Hematocrit, Glucose) and Strep screen.
Draw blood and collect urine to be sent to outside laboratories for testing.
Label and package lab specimens as per outside laboratory protocols and procedures and collect fees as necessary.
Serve as receptionist, maintaining good rapport with students, staff and coworkers.
Schedule appointments and create Zoom links for remote appointments.
Maintain office files, reports, logs, and a wide variety of memoranda.
Prepare and maintain students' health records as necessary.
Complete tasks requiring typing and using a variety of programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, or other computer programs and office equipment to fulfill work assignments.
Enter chart notes into an Electronic Health Record.
Participate in outreach activities (tabling events, communicating through mass e-mail, posting campus flyers, updating webpage, etc.)
Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:

Medical office setting, i.e., medical terminology, medical abbreviations, ethical and legal rules and responsibilities
Infectious control procedures, sterile procedures, and universal precautions

Ability to:

Perform duties of the position with limited direction.
Assist nurse practitioner or medical doctor with medical procedures.
Provide first aid and CPR.
Perform minor laboratory tests.
Operate clinic equipment.
Assess health needs of students/clients respectfully, courteously, and professionally.
Learn and follow a variety of information, procedures, policies, and services related to College, Department, Programs, and Community.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Perform effectively with frequent interruptions, while prioritizing work assignments.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships during the performance of required duties.

Required Education & Qualifications:

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff and students.
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
Medical Assistant Certificate
Current CPR, AED and First aid certificates

WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical Demands:

Requires ambulatory ability to walk and stand for intermittent periods of time.
Requires the hand-eye coordination and manipulative skills to prepare clients/students for medical exams, maintain examination rooms and lab, collect specimens and perform minor laboratory tests, answer phones and perform data entry using a computer keyboard.
Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers and observe client/student behavior.
Requires auditory ability to carry on conversations in person and over the phone.

PAY RATE:

$25-$27/h based on experience

Interested applicants should send resume & cover letter to:
Director Student Service & Wellness
Mike Osorio, Michael.Osorio@evc.edu
CC: Janice.Assadi@evc.edu






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Organization

With student learning as its primary focus, the San José/Evergreen Community College District provides continuous access to a wide range of comprehensive and flexible post-secondary academic and occupational programs that prepare Silicon Valley residents of all ages for balanced and productive lives and successful careers. To reach these educational goals, the district provides the appropriate support services to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

In fulfilling this mission, the district assists students in achieving their educational and employment goals including, but not limited to, lower-division transfer and general education, two-year college degrees, certificates, distance learning opportunities, basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language, economic development, adult non-credit courses, targeted career training, and community services courses.

Human Resources

Human Resources serves those individuals dedicated to providing educational opportunities and critical support services to the students from our communities.  Our role is to attract the very best for our students to ensure that staff, faculty and administrators are skilled in their profession, sensitive to students needs and welcoming to all who come to San Jose-Evergreen Community College District.

Human Resources is to safe guard the interests of the District and promote the professional growth, health and well-being of all its employees. The Human Resources Services Group provides direct service and support to individual employees.  We work together with our partners at the colleges and district –wide operations to develop initiatives that foster the continuous development of our workforce.

The employees are the foundation upon which this District realizes the values it upholds through the dedication, leadership and understanding demonstrated by our faculty and staff.

San José/Evergreen Community College District is for the professional who is committed to equity and excellence, and attracted to a work environment dedicated to student success.  We welcome you to our community.

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