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Medical/Nursing Assistant

UNC Department of Public Safety Chapel Hill, NC
  • Posted: 5 days ago
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# Position Summary Information

## Department Description

Campus Health (CH) is a multi-specialty ambulatory college health clinic providing quality, and affordable health care for eligible students and spouses. Annually, CH has more than 80,000 patient encounters, which includes Primary Care and Women's Health as well as specialty clinics in sports medicine, orthopedics, gynecology, physical therapy, counseling and psychological services, travel clinic and allergy clinic. Weekend acute care is provided from 8-5 PM. On site ancillary services include pharmacy, OTC pharmacy, Student Stores pharmacy, medical laboratory, and radiology.

Campus Health has been continuously accredited since 1986 by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. All personnel are trained in the concepts and principles of Performance Improvement and serve as team members and leaders in shaping and defining the organization as it strives to provide quality and safe care.

Campus Health collaborates with Student Wellness and Campus Recreation and other Student Affairs partners to provide education and outreach to assist in keeping the campus population healthy.

Education and research comprise another important function of CH. CH provides clinical rotations and practicums for students in the School of Education, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health, Department of Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Radiology. In addition, CH serves as a research site for a number of faculty and graduate student grants and contracts, where CH staff participates with the principal investigators across a variety of medical specialties.

## Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

## Position Description

Provides direct patient care, checks-in patients for clinical visit by obtaining vital signs and other data collection, performs basic lab tests including waived testing and phlebotomy, assists providers with contraceptive and gynecological procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician in a college-health ambulatory care environment. Prepares medications and administers routine immunizations following routine medical assisting techniques and procedures and with a medical provider authorization. Maintains a safe patient care environment, performs routine clerical functions, transports patients, and records pertinent medical health information in the electronic health record.

## Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require registration as a Nurse Aide by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA.)

## Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Technical knowledge - full knowledge of appropriate patient care techniques and procedures. Full knowledge of standard procedures and practices of Medical Assisting, specifically preparing medications and administering immunizations.
Client Customer Services - ability to anticipate patient needs. Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients and their families by listening, understanding and responding to identified needs.
Communication - ability to communicate information in a concise and descriptive manner. Ability to use interview techniques that assist the patient in describing his/her symptoms and assist in discerning the situation. Knowledge of communication techniques.

## Preferred Qualifications

High School graduate. Completion of an approved Medical Assistant Program. Six months related clinic/office work experience is required with assistance with GYN procedures.

## Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Ability to lift/move over 30 pounds with or without accommodation and transport patients within medical facility.

# Contact Information

## Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.



*Position Type:* Permanent Staff (SHRA)


*Is this an internal only recruitment?:* No


*Position Title:* Medical/Nursing Assistant - Advanced


*Working Title:* Medical/Nursing Assistant


*Position Number:* 00055846


*Vacancy ID:* P010618


*Budgeted Hiring Range:* $38,435 - $41,000


*Pay Band Information:* To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.


*Salary Grade Equivalent:* GN04


*Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:* Full-Time Permanent


*Hours per week:* 40


*Work Schedule:* 8a-5p Monday-Friday, occasional weekends and holidays.


*Department Name and Number:* SA Campus Health Services-650001


*Date First Posted:* 08/16/2019


*Closing Date:* 08/27/2019


*Position Location:* Chapel Hill, NC


*Position Posting Category:* Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)


*Required Licenses/Certifications:* Certified or Registered as a Medical Assistant.


*Position/Schedule Requirements:* Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Overtime occasionally, Patient care involved, Shift work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally


*Position Attributes:* Severe Weather Essential; Subject to HIPAA; Communicable Disease Mandatory


*Stimulus/ARRA Funded:* No


*Quick Link:* http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/167576

UNC Department of Public Safety

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