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Medical Assistant

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

DepartmentIU HEALTH CENTER (BA-IUHC-IUBLA)Department InformationThe Division of Student Affairs is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student's IU experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Division of Student Affairs staff and 22 departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority, and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission. The Student Health Center is proud to be a department within the Division of Student Affairs. The Division is committed to promoting learning and respect by integrating diversity, equity and inclusion in all programs, interactions, and partnerships. We commit to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment where all people are respected, valued, and affirmed so that they may know they matter and belong at Indiana University. Job Summary

  • Takes and records patients' blood pressure, temperature, pulse, height, weight and vision test and report abnormal patient conditions to the physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, nurse or physical therapist
  • Responds to patient symptoms and complaints with first aid or consultation with nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physical therapist
  • Prepares patients for specific minor surgery and treatment procedures which may include colposcopy, cryo surgery, IUD placement and endometrial biopsies and assists the provider as required during the procedure
  • Prepares medical equipment, laboratory specimen collection materials and pharmaceuticals for patient office examinations
  • Administers routine treatment procedures as ordered and supervised by physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapist and nurses
  • Performs general office duties as needed QualificationsEDUCATIONRequired
    • High school diploma or GEDWORK EXPERIENCERequired
      • 6 months experience in health careCombinations of related education and experience may be considered. SKILLSRequired
        • Proficient communication skills
        • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
        • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
        • Demonstrates a high commitment to qualityWorking Conditions / DemandsThis role requires sedentary work as well as extended durations of moving about the workplace. It requires the ability to move objects and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and the ability to discern between various objects and devices and to position patients. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Work LocationBloomington, IndianaBenefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
          • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
          • Dental insurance
          • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
          • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
          • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
          • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
          • Tuition benefit for IU classes
          • 10 paid holidays per year
          • Generous Paid Time Off
          • Paid Parental Leave
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: FoundationalFLSA: NonexemptJob Function: Health ServicesJob Family: Clinical ServicesClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time. This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone:

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