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Medical Assistant

Apply now Job no: 8823
Work type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Categories: Staff/Administration, Health & Counseling Services, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based



Coordinates office administrative functions and provides health care services to students under the supervision of a licensed medical provider

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists the medical provider by obtaining vital signs and preparing students to be treated
  • Processes and reviews student immunization records; documents clinical visits in the university’s electronic medical record system in accordance with department of health regulations and university policy
  • Performs basic laboratory testing such as pregnancy testing, urinalysis, and coordinates laboratory specimen pick-up
  • Administers oral over the counter medications as ordered by the medical provider
  • Orders medical and office materials and supplies necessary to sustain a proper functioning health services department
  • Maintains sanitation and inventory of the exam rooms, lab environment and medical instruments
  • Refers questions requesting health advice to the medical provider, and schedules students for medical appointments; as needed
  • Greets and assists students, visitors and university employees as appropriate; answers incoming telephone calls, resolving complex and varied concerns or referring them to other staff members or departments; as necessary
  • Reports care results to Registered Nurse (RN) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) in a timely manner
  • Assists with educational programs that teach students about health-related matters and promote healthy practices on campus
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Experience working in medical office assisting or in other related work
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to work weekdays 8am-4pm with occasional flex hours to work campus outreach events

Preferred Qualifications

  • Medical Assistant (MA) or Medical Office Assistant (MOA) certification


Please Note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Charlotte Campus location upon hire.

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