California State University San Bernardino Medical Assistant (POOL)/ Student Health Center in CSU San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campus, California

Medical Assistant (POOL)/ Student Health Center

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Medical Assistant (POOL)/ Student Health Center

Salary

$31,188.00 - $53,988.00 Annually

Location

CSU San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campus, CA

Job Type

Full-time, Part-Time, Hourly

Division

Student Affairs

Job Number

2017-P011

Closing

Continuous

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Overview

Employment Status: Temporary "non-exempt" positions (with the possibility of the full-time positions converting to probationary)

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Possibility of working at Palm Desert Campus. May work late clinic. May work evenings and weekends.

First Review Deadline: A pool of qualified candidates will be established for current and future vacancies. Qualified applicants will be kept active from January 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.

Typical Activities

Under the general supervision of a Physician, Clinic Coordinator, and the Director of the Student Health Center, the incumbent will be responsible for performing a variety of medical technical support services within their scope of practice. Medical Assistants should have formal training which permits them to administer medication employing a variety of means, including injection, and perform numerous standard tests and limited procedures. The incumbent will take, monitor and record vital signs, describe pertinent symptoms; obtain brief medical history. Incumbent will obtain and order laboratory tests as directed by medical providers; make appropriate entries in EHR; prepare and assist patients for examination; administer immunizations and medications under guidelines of standardized procedures. The incumbent will perform vision and hearing screening. The incumbent will assist with special immunization clinics for a variety of student programs (Admissions, Nursing, IEP, Palm Desert); assist with health education projects for example pre-diabetic prevention education and screening. The incumbent assists with health education projects: for example pre-diabetic prevention education and screening. Incumbent will assist in the cleaning and stocking of work areas with appropriate supplies; assist in the sterilization and maintenance of instrument trays and/or surgical equipment; open and close patient care area. The incumbent will perform routine daily housekeeping and supply maintenance in clinical areas and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must possess the equivalent to a high school diploma. A certificate of completion of specific types and hours of training to perform the duties outlined in the Medical Assistant scope of practice is required. Applicants must possess a working knowledge of daily clinic operations ranging from delivery of health care services to patient scheduling and reception, clinic administrative and clerical functions along with a working knowledge of aseptic techniques and requirements and a working knowledge of the uses, application, and proper operation of various medical supplies and equipment used in performing the duties assigned. Applicants must possess a basic knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and physiology appropriate to the duties assigned along with an understanding of the potential hazards or complications resulting from administering medications and knowing how to initiate emergency procedures. Applicants must possess a working knowledge of California laws and regulations pertaining to medical assistants. Applicants must have the ability to utilize Universal Precautions with patient care. Applicants must have well developed oral and written communication skills. Applicants must have the ability to properly use techniques in administering medications in a variety of manners including by intramuscular, intradermal, or subcutaneous methods and by inhalation. Also, applicants must have the ability to properly use techniques in performing injections and phlebotomy. Applicants must have competency in performing assigned medical technical support services such as the standard tests and limited procedures described above. Applicants must have the ability to maintain accurate records and enter data and simple reports into EHR. Applicants must have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; and be sensitive to and communicate effectively with diverse patients.

Supplemental Information

Current employees will be given preferred consideration.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

You have medical, dental and vision plans from which to choose coverage. You may cover yourself and your eligible spouse or domestic partner and children. You are eligible to enroll in coverage if you are appointed at least half-time and for more than six months. If you enroll on a timely basis, coverage begins on the first of the month after your date of hire. You also may enroll during any annual open enrollment period.

HEALTH CARE

Medical Benefits - You have a choice of several Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), depending on location, or Preferred Plan Provider (PPO) insurance plans through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)). You and the CSU share the cost of coverage, with the CSU paying the greater portion of the monthly premium. You may pay your portion of the cost on a pre-tax basis through the Tax Advantage Premium Plan (TAPP).

Dental Benefits – You may choose between two dental plans: a traditional indemnity (fee-for-service) plan allowing you to see almost any dental provider, or a "dental HMO" plan offering a network of dentists from which to choose. Currently, the CSU pays the full dental premium for you and your eligible dependents.

Vision Benefits – Vision coverage includes an annual eye exam, and glasses or contact lenses every other year. Currently, the CSU pays the full vision premium for you and your eligible dependents.

Cobra Benefits – If you lose your eligibility for medical, dental, and vision benefits under specified circumstances (for example, you leave employment with the CSU), the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (COBRA) and the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989 (OBRA) allows you to continue to receive health care coverage at your expense. You and your dependents can receive COBRA benefits for up to 18, 29 or 36 months, depending on the circumstances.

FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PLANS

FlexCash – If you waive the CSU medical and/or dental coverage because you have other non-CSU coverage, you can receive additional cash in your paycheck each month. You will be taxed on this additional income. Currently, you can receive $128 FlexCash per month if you waive medical coverage and $12 FlexCash per month if you waive dental coverage.

SURVIVOR PROTECTION BENEFITS

Life and Accidental, Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance – The CSU provides you with $10,000 of basic term life insurance coverage and $10,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage. The CSU pays the full cost of this coverage. Coverage is automatic and effective on the first of the month after your date of hire.

ADDITIONAL CSU BENEFITS

CSU Fee Waiver Program – If you are a full-time employee, you are eligible each term to waive certain fees at a CSU campus for a maximum of two courses or six units, whichever is greater. You may transfer your fee waiver benefit to your spouse, domestic partner, or dependent child (up to age 25); however, not all of the fees may be waived or reduced for your dependents.

RETIREMENT PLANS

CalPERS Retirement Plan – The California Public Employees Retirement System is a defined benefit retirement plan that provides lifetime benefits based on members' years of service, age, and final compensation. Full-time employees appointed for at least six months, or part-time employees working at least half-time and appointed for at least one year, are automatically enrolled in the CalPERS Retirement Plan.

Depending on hire and/or membership date, employees are placed in one of three retirement formulas. Each formula determines the employee contribution rate, and the benefit factor and final compensation period used to calculate retirement allowance.

Retirement Plans

Employee Contribution

2% @ 55. 2% @ 60. 5% less a $513 exclusion. 2% @ 62 (there is not an exclusion) is 6.75% for contribution.

Pre-Tax Savings Plans – As a CSU employee, you have three voluntary retirement savings plans available to you, which allow you to invest pre-tax dollars to supplement your CalPERS Retirement Plan benefit. They are:

  • The CSU 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) Plan

  • The Savings Plus 401(k) Thrift Plan

  • The Savings Plus 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

You may participate in any or all of the plans. Each is governed by a different section of the IRS Code resulting in different rules and provisions.

TIME-OFF BENEFITS - (Paid Leave)

Holidays – The CSU offers employees 14 paid holidays each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and one you may take any time during the year.

Vacation – Depending upon your years of service, you earn vacation monthly as follows: 5/6 day up to three years; 1 1/4 days up to six years; 1 5/12 days up to 10 years; 1 7/12 days up to 15 years; 1 3/4 days up to 20 years; 1 11/12 days up to 25 years; and two days per month thereafter. If you have less than 10 years of service with the CSU, you can accrue up to a maximum of 272 hours (34 days); if you have more than 10 years, the maximum is 384 hours (48 days). Part-time employees accrue vacation on a prorated basis.

Sick Leave – For each month of continuous service, you accumulate eight hours of credit for sick leave with pay. Part-time employees accrue sick leave on a prorated basis.

Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave – You are eligible for up to 30 workdays per calendar year starting within sixty (60) days of the arrival of your new child, due to birth, adoption, or foster care assignment.