The Medical Assistant is an integral member of the ASU Health Services Health Care Team in caring for the students, faculty and staff at ASU, and performs both front office and back office duties.
- Assist in the on-site lab by drawing blood, performing CLIA waived tests and entering lab
- Interview patients to obtain health history and check pulse, temperature, blood pressure,
weight, height, vision and hearing, and record data accurately on patients' charts
- Assist clinicians in therapeutic procedures such as dressing wounds and applying and
- Assist clinicians with exams and minor surgeries
- Prepare treatment rooms, ensuring that all instruments and supplies are present
- Administer electrocardiograms, attaching electrodes to specified areas of patient's body
- Sterilize and clean instruments used in examinations and/or surgeries
- Maintain a clean and hygienic environment
- Enter patient charges and update student vaccination information on the computer
- Process visit encounter records and maintain designated files
- Provide training and work direction to student assistants
- Answer telephone and provide routine information to caller and routing difficult questions
- Schedule appointments for clinicians and patients, including the check-in and check-out
- Inventory and requisition supplies
ASU Health Services' current hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm.
Completion of a Medical Assistant program; OR,One year of medical assistant experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Evidence of a Certified Medical Assistant. Experience: working in a Medical Assistant position for 1-2 years; working in a higher education health setting; working with an electronic medical record (preferably NextGen); scheduling patient appointments, including the check-in and check-out processes. Demonstrated knowledge of: both front and back office duties; phlebotomy; vaccination administration; taking patient vital signs; assisting in minor surgical and women's health procedures; orthopedic splinting; performing CLIA-waived testing (i.e., rapid strep testing, rapid flu testing, urine pregnancy testing, and urine dipstick analysis).
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