Available Title(s): 287G-YN_CS_NPS - Medical Assistant
Business Title: Medical Assistant
Employee Type: Classified
Time Type: Full time
Summary of Duties:
The Medical Assistant position is responsible for performing duties required to assist Healthcare providers (HCPs) 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 CLIA-waived laboratory tests; care of the patient after treatment; patient education, clerical reception functions; and other duties assigned.
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.
Washington State Medical Assistant-Registered (MA-R) credential submitted within fourteen days of hire; OR Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified (MA-C) upon hire.
Ability to learn and proficiently perform the MA skills outlined in this position description.
Perform MA skills competencies within probationary period and annually.
Maintain biannual Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification
Experience working as a Medical Assistant.
Experience in documenting and maintaining electronic medical records.
Experience in preforming laboratory tests, procedures or treatments, such as specimen collection, procedures for sterilizing equipment and instruments.
Experience setting up for special procedures.
Experience in assisting with minor surgical procedures.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
Washington State University requires employees in healthcare facilities to be vaccinated against COVID-19. As a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Please contact HRS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-335-4521 for information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation.
Range 41 $3,454.00 to $4,602.00 Steps (A - M) | Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
The closing date has been revised: Applicants must now submit their completed application by Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible . Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
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