The University of Maryland, Baltimore Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is in need of two Medical Assistants. Under direct supervision, the Medical Assistant assists medical and research personnel of the UMGCCC's Clinical Research Office with the clinical and clerical responsibilities of patient care. The Medical Assistants will also be responsible for obtaining patient blood samples through phlebotomy.
UMB offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to eligible employees. This position receives an annual leave package starting with 11 accrued vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days, and 3 personal days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development opportunities; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
Performs routine office testing such as blood pressure, vision, hearing, urinalysis, electrocardiogram, rapid strep screen, dextrostix, and spun hematocrit.
Processes samples collected using centrifuge according to research protocol.
Stores or ships samples collected according to research protocol.
Completes freezer defrosts periodically, with accountability of all specimens stored in the freezer to preserve specimen integrity.
Transmits collected ECG information according to research protocol.
Works as part of dynamic team to ensure all protocol procedures are completed with no deviations.
Prepares and maintains examination and treatment areas including necessary supplies. Sterilizes instruments and equipment.
Performs clerical duties such as answering phones, greeting and directing clients, scheduling and monitoring appointments, obtaining and processing information.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
Education: High school diploma or GED. Successful completion of an accredited program for Medical Assistants. Previous experience or training phlebotomy is strongly preferred.
General knowledge of the principles of aseptic techniques and infection control including blood and body fluid precautions. General knowledge, skills and ability to administer medications, assist with treatments, and operate medical equipment. General knowledge of and ability to meet the requirements for compliance with confidentiality of records and communications regarding clients. Skill and ability to use aseptic and sterile techniques; to interact with the public, health care providers, agencies and facilities. Ability to perform extensive standing and waling; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to operate standard office equipment.
Other: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Conditions of Employment: Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examination to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $35,000 - $40,000
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu .
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request . You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu . Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - N05MDU
Employee Class : Non-Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
Job Posting: Jun 3, 2021
Unposting Date: Jul 2, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 173121
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.