St.  Catherine University

Certified Medical Assistant

Feb 10, 2017
Mar 03, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Responsibilities

The Health and Wellness Clinic at Saint Catherine University seeks a Certified Medical Assistant to provide direct patient care to students in an outpatient setting. The Health and Wellness Clinic provides a comprehensive array of health and wellness services that are responsive to the needs of an all- women's college population. This position is approximately 16 hours per week during academic year (end of August thru May). This position reports to the Director of the Health and Wellness Clinic.

Saint Catherine University is the largest and most comprehensive Catholic university for women in the country. Through a diversity of programs, the University offers the intimacy of a four-year liberal arts college and the opportunity to complete baccalaureate, associate and advanced degrees in a variety of healthcare specialties, liberal arts and professional programs. Committed to meeting the educational needs of women of all ages, St. Catherine's offers many of its bachelor's and master's degree programs in both traditional and weekend formats.

Responsibilities: The Medical Assistant's primary function within the legal scope of practice of this position is assisting the SCU health providers (MD, PA, NP, and RN) to make efficient use of their clinic time by maintaining smooth patient flow. This is accomplished by managing the front desk, answering the telephone, scheduling appointments, checking patients in to clinic, rooming patients in the exam rooms at the time of their appointment, taking accurate vital signs, conducting laboratory procedures as ordered by the medical provider, administering vaccinations, keeping the exam rooms clean and stocked with medical supplies the provider may need appropriate to that examination.

Position Qualifications

• High school diploma/GED required.
• Current/valid CMA certification required, as well as graduation from an accredited CMA program.
• Current CPR certification required.
• Previous experience in an outpatient clinical setting required, experience in college health preferred.
• Must possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Applicant must also possess good phone triage skills as well as problem solving skills.

Must be able to work well independently, as well as function as a member of the Health and Wellness team.

The incumbent must have the ability to respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities.

Special/Other Requirements Summary

To Apply: Please visit the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. That link can be found here: Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Requisition number is #20170010-Staff. Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Application deadline is March 3rd, 2017.

Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/Drug Free Workplace Employer

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