The University of Maryland, Baltimore Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is in need of a Medical Assistant. Under direct supervision, the Medical Assistant assists the medical and research personnel of the UMGCCC's Clinical Research Office with the clinical and clerical responsibilities of patient care.
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.
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.
Education: High school diploma or GED. Successful completion of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
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: $30,114 - $35,000
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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: Sep 10, 2019
Unposting Date: Sep 25, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 130981
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.