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Medical Assistant

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Oshkosh
Categories: University Staff


Working Title: Medical Assistant
Official Title: Medical Assistant 2
Employment Class: University Staff
FTE: .65 FTE
Compensation: $15.50/hour
Terms of Employment: Continuous
Position Summary: This is an advanced position of responsible technical work involving a combination of clinical care, lab and clerical duties in the Student Health Center, and an engaged member of the University who supports the strategic priorities of Student Affairs.

1)       Provision of Clinical MA Duties (60%)

a)       Meets needs of providers in assigned clinic area.  Anticipates needs of medical provider based on evaluation of patient schedule, and reason for visit.  Prepares patient and exam room accordingly and assists medical provider as needed.  Examples include:

i)         Rooms patients, collects vitals and patient history according to standards.

ii)       Performs peak flows and oximetry. 

iii)      Performs nebulizer treatments, EKGs, and other clinical procedures.

iv)      Obtains lab specimens on patients based on chief complaint, such as rapid strep screens and urine specimens. Performs CLIA waived testing, and phlebotomy.

v)       Triages patients who present to the reception window, ensuring that acutely ill patients get immediate medical attention.

b)       Administer medications and injections as ordered by the provider, monitor for reaction and document in the electronic medical record. 

c)       Completes and processes forms. Documents data in the electronic medical record.  Expedite patient referral to inpatient or outpatient services. Arranges consultation appointments, tests and treatments utilizing appropriate community resources.

d)       Instructs and educates patients as indicated and provides follow up as necessary. 

e)       Provides care to patients in day room.

i)         Takes initial and intermittent vital signs, reporting changes to provider.

f)        Explains and instructs patients on preparation for exams, tests and treatments. 

g)       Inventories medications and maintains supplies as required. 

h)       Cleans exam room and equipment, cupboards and restocks exam rooms as needed. 

i)         Cleans, adjusts and maintains medical equipment in good working order.

j)         Sterilizes equipment as needed.  Cleans and maintains sterilizer. 

k)       Assists with training nursing assistant student staff.


2)       Performs front desk duties (40%)

a)       Answers phone, performs telephone triage of student request for service and schedules appointments using electronic technology.

b)       Collects and records payment from patients.

c)       Processes medication refill requests.

d)       Proficient with use of electronic technology, including the electronic medical record.  


3)        Miscellaneous Duties 

a)       Participates in Quality Studies and reports adverse incidents.

b)       Serves on Student Health Center Committees as assigned.

c)       Supports the Division of Student Affairs Strategic Priorities, and the mission of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. 

d)       Actively engages and participates in student programming, campus events and inclusive excellence goals.

e)       Other duties as assigned.


Departmental Core Competencies:

1.       Demonstrates empathy, caring, and understanding of students and their needs when seeking health care.

2.       Willingly anticipate, identify, participate and adopt to change.

3.       Continually seeks methods and opportunities to improve the quality of care delivered to students.


1. Completed an accredited Medical Assistant Program and is certified or eligible for certification as a Medical Assistant by the American Medical Assistant Association.

2. At least one year recent employment in a clinic setting. 

3. Must have current CPR certification. 

4. Commitment to a flexible work schedule which may include some evenings and/or weekend hours.

5. Public speaking experience.


1. At least 2-3 years of experience medical assisting experience in ambulatory primary care, urgent care, or women's health and/or with young adult population.

2. Demonstrated ability to function well in a team-based environment.

3. Proficient with public speaking.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information for three professional references
  4. Transcripts, official if hired


For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by May 23, 2018 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.


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