Medical Assistant (Now Hiring)

District Wide, Maricopa, Arizona

Date PostedJune 12, 2019
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Maricopa Unified School District #20

Human Resources

44150 W. Maricopa Casa Grande Hwy

Maricopa, Arizona 85138

520.568.5100 – main number

520.568.5151 – fax number

Position Description: Medical Assistant

Classification: Non- Exempt; Classified Level 5; Minimum Salary - $11.80/hour; 9-Month Position

General Statement of Responsibilities: To assist in providing health care services to students and staff.

Principal Duties: (essential functions)

  • Attends to the needs of students and staff that become ill or have accidents requiring medical attention. Makes necessary referrals to healthcare resources in the community after consulting with the nurse.
  • Assists in maintaining the school health office and health records.Assists the nurse in ensuring all students have required immunizations. Prepares list of students not current for the nurse to consult with the building Principal.
  • Assists with vision and hearing screening.
  • Assists nurse with administration of medications in accordance with district policy and the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Monitors supplies and equipment.
  • Completes and maintains paperwork, reports, and files.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the building Principal and the Director of Health Services.
  • Maintains daily log of all students seen in the health office.
  • Completes accident reports clearly and concisely. Leaves them for the school nurse to follow up before completing the form.
  • Assists with enrollment of students, reviews all immunizations prior to the student attending school, consults nurse as needed.
  • Notifies Building Principal and Director of Health Services of all emergencies and out breaks of infectious diseases.
  • Reports suspected child neglect/abuse.
  • Attends staff meetings and professional development.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and basic medical procedures and practices.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and FERPA guidelines, rules and regulations.
  • Skill in performing basic medical procedures.
  • Skill in maintaining files, reports and other medical documentation.
  • Skill in operating office equipment, computer applications.
  • Skill in communicating orally and in writing.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with both adults and children.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course.
  • 1 year experience recommended but not required.

Required License/Certification:

  • Medical Assistant Certification.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, Health Care Provider Endorsement
  • American Heart First Aid Course completed within 3 months of hire
  • CPI certification within first 3 months of hire
  • Hearing Testing Certification as class space is available.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The MaricopaUnifiedSchool District 20 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. The MaricopaUnifiedSchool District 20 is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with title IX of The Education Amendments of 1972 and Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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