On-Call Medical Assistant

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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Grade: T23

The On-Call Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the physicians and nurses in the preparation and delivery of health care to clinic patients by performing a variety of medically related tasks to ensure smooth patient flow for TUP Operations. The On-Call Medical Assistant performs clinical tasks such as taking patients' vital signs, weight, and documenting reason for visit in medical chart; may give injections, perform skin testing, urine tests, and draw blood; ensures that exam rooms are prepared for patient visits; schedules laboratory tests and completes necessary forms for physician referrals and hospitalizations; packages specimens for pick-up or delivery; delivers specimens and requisitions to lab and pharmacy; and receives and stores all medical and surgical supplies. In addition, the On-Call Medical Assistant will clean instruments and operate sterilizer; deliver patient care individualized relative to age/developmental and psycho-socio-cultural patient treatment needs; and will call in and retrieve necessary lab reports, ultrasound, x-rays and mammogram reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

Medical Assistant Certification with at least two years' experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Demonstrated familiarity with medical terminology.

*Must possess effective and professional communication, detail oriented, able to complete tasks in a timely manner and organizational skills.

*Ability to maintain positive interactions with the patients, their families and associated medical professionals in a respectful and courteous manner.

*Must be self-motivated and able to adapt to change and work under stressful circumstances.

*Demonstrated proficiency in the operations of clinical equipment.

*Must be able to work a flexible schedule and travel to off-site locations that may not be accessible by public transportation; including Temple locations in Center City, Fort Washington, Oaks, and North East Philadelphia.


*Experience with EPIC and IDX.

*This is a Part-Time, On-Call Position.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.