Student Affairs

Medical Assistant

Towson University

Towson, MD United States

Job Purpose 

Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.

 

The Towson University Health Center is accepting applications for a Medical Assistant to assist physicians and other practitioners with patient care: to provide office laboratory services and other duties such as administering allergy shots and immunizations in an ambulatory urgent care setting. This is a full-time 40 hour per week position.

 

Description

 

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 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. Perform 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. Maintain the stock of lab supplies. Perform quality assurance testing as directed by the laboratory director to maintain our CLIA certification. Clean and stock the exam rooms throughout the day. Clean and sterilize instruments and equipment. Dispose of Medical waste. Start and maintain IV access for patients. Check AED weekly and complete required inspection log paperwork.

 

Qualifications

 

  • 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.

 Salary and Benefits 

$30,160-$31,200 annually and full University benefits that include annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

 

If you are motivated, innovative, and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you.
For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.


Requirements

  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: High School or Equivalent
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

www.towson.edu/jobs