Medical Assistant at University of Maryland Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Description

The University of Maryland School of Medicine - Division of Infectious Diseases is currently recruiting for a Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Exempt Medical Assistant I.  Under direct supervision, assists medical personnel with the clinical and clerical responsibilities of patient care.
Primary Duties:

  • Elicits and documents patient's chief complaint.
  • Prepares patient and assists with examination.
  • Performs routine office testing such as blood pressure, vision, hearing, urinalysis, electrocardiogram.
  • Prepares and administers medications including injections as directed. Keeps records of medication given.
  • Assists with clarification of patient instructions on diagnostic test preparation and medication administration.
  • Draws blood, collects and processes laboratory specimens, and records results.
  • Prepares and maintains examination and treatment areas including necessary supplies. Sterilizes instruments and equipment.
  • Performs clerical duties such as answering phones, greeting and directing clients, scheduling and monitoring appointments, obtaining and processing information.
  • Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs


Education: High School Diploma or GED and successful completion of an accredited program for Medical Assistants. Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

General knowledge of the principles of aseptic techniques and infection control including blood and body fluid precautions. General knowledge, skill and ability to administer medications, assist with treatments, and operate medical equipment. General knowledge of and ability to meet the requirements for compliance with confidentiality of records and communications regarding clients. Skill and ability to use aseptic and sterile techniques; to interact with the public, health care providers, agencies and facilities. Ability to perform extensive standing and walking; to communicate effectively both orallyand in writing; to operate standard office equipment.

Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.

UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.

Benefits Information:

UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. Non-exempt regular staff receive a generous leave package that starts with 11 days of vacation accrued per year, paid holidays, unlimited accrual of sick time, and time for community service; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $39,150 -  $42,926 (Commensurate with education and experience)

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at  
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff

Shift: Day Job

Organization: School of Medicine - Department of Medicine

Job Posting: Jun 21, 2022

Unposting Date: Jul 5, 2022, 10:59:00 PM
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