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Medical Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 05/19/2017
Working Title Medical Assistant
Job Classification Research I
Department Name 06150-Student Health Service
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0058348
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Medical Assistant in the Department of Student Health Services. This is a nine month position. Under the direct supervision of the Clinic Manager, the candidate participates in delivery of medical care to students of University by assisting the professional staff in performing specific patient care and diagnostic procedures, as well as clerical activities as indicated to assure quality care. This includes but is not limited to escorting patients to and from the clinic exam rooms, taking and recording vitals, preparing exam rooms prior to and following an exam, specimen collection, administration of flu vaccines, etc. The candidate will also assist the nursing staff with inventory management of supplies. Accurately and timely enters clinical data into the Electronic Health Record. He/she will also participate in various departmental outreach initiatives, including our HEALTHY U Fair.

Education Required High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program. Current BLS Certification.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Required to work an evening shift and rotate occasional Saturdays.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or GED with 2-3 years of relevant work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents