Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Habif Health and Wellness Center, the student health services provider on the Danforth Campus.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This is a time-limited position.
In coordination with program leadership, this role is responsible for providing medical support for Registered Nurses and Medical Providers.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with front desk duties, including patient registration, processing co-pay collection and discharge of patient.
Answers phones, scans medical documentation as needed.
Greets patients, escorts patients to exam rooms. Assists with injections, observation of patients, vital signs, spirometry, peak flow and dressing changes. Assists MD/RN with procedures as needed. Takes brief history on patient arrival.
Obtains and processes in-house lab specimens following lab protocols and guidelines.
Cleans exam rooms, processes biohazardous waste, stocks exam rooms according to all EHS standards of practice.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Registered or Certified Medical Assistant with a minimum of six months of related work experience (examples of related fields include military medic, emergency medical technicians, Nurse’s Aide, physical therapy and nurse technicians, and certified athletic trainers); substitutions include:
Medical Assistant certification/registration eligible with successful completion of certification exam within six months of hire date (or within a shorter time frame if noted by hiring manager).
Graduate of an accredited nursing program (such as RN/LPN), or comparable allied health training program with a minimum of one year of relevant experience.
Ability to show proof of Medical Assistant registration/certification or complete Medical Assistant registration/certification within six months of hire date (or within a shorter time frame if noted by hiring manage)r.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
The hiring range for this position is $14.44 - $17.70 per hour.
Ability to provide best practices in clinical services to students seeking medical healthcare.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of HIPAA and best practices.
Knowledge of laboratory and environmental health and safety protocols and guidelines.
Ability to work in EHR.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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