Medical Assistant- Covid-19 Team (Job S#85)
Posting Date: September 13, 2021 Posting End Date: December 13, 2021
Position Title: COVID-19 Medical Assistant (3 Positions) Department: COVID-19 Team
Status: Temporary Full-Time FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (40 hours per week)
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal COVID-19 Medical Assistant will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:
This position has been developed to assist with performing on-site and off-site medical testing specifically for COVID-19 as a means of prevention of spread. COVID Medical Assistant will use their medical experience and skills to perform onsite testing for COVID-19 and clinical related administrative tasks.
Put on and remove personal protective equipment (PPE)
Enter patient data in medical system
Monitor inventory of tests and supplies
Conduct COVID testing
Participate in COVID-Task force meetings and training
Setup, and breakdown the equipment for events, sample collection handling, and repack the equipment at the end of the event
Label, collect, and process patient specimen to ensure accurate test results
Complete pre-visit planning
Assist clients in completing the medical history and medical program intake forms, and/or consents, ensuring that the patient understands when obtaining a patient signature
Perform all duties within HIPAA regulations
Liaise between medical departments and offsite organizations with discretion and professionalism
Adhere to policy and procedures
Complete accurate documentation of patient visits
Assist when needed to set up lab specimen pick up
Assist when needed to transport specimens to appropriate lab
Arrive early to set up testing event
Conduct only work-related conversations when clients are waiting for service
Ensure that people waiting for testing maintain social distancing in an orderly manner
Assist with maintaining inventory and ordering of medical supplies
Perform other duties assigned
Completion of Medical Assistant Program
Minimum of two years of experience
CPR-Current Basic Life Support Certification
Certification (CMA) and other National Certifications are preferred
Experience in medical front office procedures preferred
Experience with electronic health records desired
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to always demonstrate the highest level of performance and behavior standards
Ability to be a team player; support and assist team members
Ability to relate and communicate well to all cultural and ethnic groups in the community
Must be able to travel
Must have a reliable transportation
Must have a valid driver license
Commensurate with education, training and experience
Additional Position Information:
This position requires weekend and after hours work job responsibilities.
This position requires travel.
This position is funded through restricted funding.
This is a temporary position and Funds availability will determine end date.
**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
Applications are available at the following link:
APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.
Human Resources Department
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.