Quinnipiac University

Medical Assistant

Posted Date 1 week ago(3/12/2018 12:12 PM)
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Quinnipiac University Student Health Services is accepting applications for a Medical Assistant. The role of the Medical Assistant will function in a supportive role to facilitate registered nurses and staff at Student Health Services, within the standard role of certified medical assistants. Student Health Services is open 24 hours/day during the academic year. It is a fast paced environment that will require multi-tasking.


The current schedule is Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 5p-11p, during the academic year only, but will flex depending on the needs of the department.  


This is a part-time position and is not benefits eligible.


About Quinnipiac University:


Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.


  • Maintain phone coverage, greet visitors and students, take messages, relay information and answer questions within scope of knowledge and authority
  • Have knowledge of Quinnipiac procedures and Student Health Services operations
  • Assist and instruct students in accessing the electronic health record system; schedule appointments
  • Obtain and record vital signs and document in chart as directed by registered nurse
  • Utilize Quinnipiac’s electronic software platform system fully and effectively. Utilize electronic health records to enter, retrieve and maintain information; scan documents as required
  • Maintain, clean and sanitize reception area, waiting room, observation rooms, and exam rooms.
  • Clean and sanitize equipment in Student Health Services
  • Stock all rooms and supplies.  Monitor expiration dates and par levels of supplies
  • Assist registered nurse with patient and visitor observation for safety precautions
  • Maintain student confidentiality of all records.  Working knowledge of HIPPA and FERPA 
  • Assist with the coordination of off-campus transportation for students requiring rides to the pharmacy, therapy or appointments with specialists
  • Route phone calls, faxes and incoming electronic and paper mail for appropriate distribution and action
  • Broad knowledge in medical terminology, blood borne pathogens, and universal precautions
  • Retrieve and process counseling and health forms
  • Perform additional medical assistant duties as assigned by the Directors of Student Health Services

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Certification as a medical assistant. High school diploma or GED. Broad knowledge in medical terminology (with certificate or equivalent experience), blood borne pathogens, and universal precautions. CPR certification.
  • 5+ years as a certified medical assistant with outpatient facility experience
  • Demonstrated ability working effectively with a diverse population of students and faculty

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand/walk for full 6 hour shift
  • Ability to bend, squat, reach, lift, carry, push and pull 25 lbs. regularly and on occasion may require the ability to lift up to 100lbs

Please note this position requires a successful completion of a physical demands exam.


Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.



Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the position, and explaining how your background and experience qualify you for this position.


Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.


Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Code: 2018-2403


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