• Certified Medical Assistant (.75 FTE)

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2018 12:20 PM)
    Number of Openings
    Closing Date
    Open until Filled
    Type of Search
    Who May Apply
    This position is open to all qualified applicants.
    Position Number
    St Paul
    Student Affairs
    FLSA Status
    Employment Type
    Full-Time Staff
    Assigned Months per Year
    Benefits Eligible

    The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Certified Medical Assistant (.75 FTE) position within the department of Student Affairs. 

    Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

    The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

    • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
    • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
    • Medical, dental, and vision options
    • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


    The Medical Assistant’s primary functions within the legal scope of practice of this position is in assisting healthcare providers (MD, NP, RN) to make efficient use of their clinic time by maintaining smooth patient flow. This is accomplished by having the patients in the exam rooms and ready to see the provider at the time of their appointment, conducting laboratory and other duties as ordered by medical provider, maintain clean and stocked exam rooms.



    • Responsible for rooming patients and record in electronic health record all information needed by the medical provider prior to exam (chief complaint, vital signs, medication review, allergy review, equipment set up, eye test, height, weight etc.) Notify provider of patient’s arrival.
    • Responsible for performing in house laboratory tests; EKG, phlebotomy and other collection specimens; accurately processing and documenting all tests. Track all lab work to assure report has been processed; results recorded in electronic health records.
    • Immediately report to provider abnormal lab results.
    • Responsible for ordering all laboratory, medical and pharmaceutical supplies under supervision of RN.
    • Responsible for daily organization and cleanliness of exam rooms and laboratory space; stocking exam rooms and laboratory area with appropriate supplies; sterilizing equipment
    • Assist with answering telephone and appointment scheduling during times when there is a lighter patient load or staffing demands. 
    • Prepare and administer patient immunizations according to clinic protocol.
    • Responds to emergencies in appropriate manner according to protocol:
    • Maintains strict compliance with HIPPA and OSHA guidelines following appropriate legal and ethical professional conduct


    Minimum Qualifications

    • High School graduate or equivalent and completion of Medical Assistant training program
    • Certified Medical Assistant certification required
    • Completion of a Medical Assistant training program and at least 1 year of Outpatient ambulatory care experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with electronic health records such as Epic preferred.

    Physical Requirements

    • Standing/walking required for extended periods of time.
    • Manual dexterity for using a computer keyboard.
    • Excellent visual acuity for accuracy of performing procedures and administering medications/immunizations.
    • Bending, lifting and stooping required.
    • The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who require and request accommodations in order to perform the essential functions of their jobs.

    On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

    The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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