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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Medical Assistant, Senior| Full-Time | Temporary in Atlanta, Georgia


Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Immediate Full-time, Temporoary position with Student Health - Must be comfortable with nasal swab testing.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for performing routine and more complex medical assistant clinical duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Grooming patients

  • taking and recording vital signs

  • performing simple diagnostic tests

  • collecting specimens

  • drawing blood

  • sterilizing and cleaning equipment and maintaining examination rooms in an outpatient care setting.

  • May also be responsible for some administrative duties.

  • All duties and patient interaction performed in accordance with Emory Healthcare patient and family centered care standards.

Additional Details:

  • Performs assigned patient care and observation duties under the direction of a licensed provider, RN, or LPN.

  • Responsible for performing routine and more complex medical assistant clinical duties to include, but not limited to, taking vital signs, administering vaccines, performing simple diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms in an outpatient care setting.

  • Serve as a team member of the Contact Tracer COVID-19 Emory Student Health Response team.

  • Essential function will be to initiate prompt communication with people who are diagnosed or have been exposed to COVID-19 through phone calls and secure message.

  • Play a significant role in the COVID-19 response as a temperature monitor and a patient chaperone in and out of our COVID-19 clinic.

  • As part of a patient focused service, promotes a supportive and healing environment to enhance customer and staff satisfaction.

  • Assists in emergency situations as directed by a licensed provider, RN, or LPN.

  • May also be responsible for some administrative duties in support of patient and practice operations including patient check in/out, responding to patient requests, reinforcing patient and family education, and visitor/telephone reception.

  • Maintains patients' charts and records data, ensuring proper identification, documentation, routing, and confidentiality.

  • Maintains a clean and healthy environment in compliance with Universal Precaution guidelines and safety standards. Orders, verifies, and stores unit supplies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Three years direct clinical experience as a Medical Assistant required.

  • Emory Healthcare clinical experience preferred.

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and teamwork qualities.

  • Basic computer skills preferred.

  • Licensure/Certification:

  • Current certification as a CMA from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) required.

  • Current BCLS (CPR) certification or must successfully complete a BCLS class at Emory Healthcare before administering direct patient care.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Additional Details

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Division Emory Campus Life

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department CL: Student Health Services

Job Type Temporary Full-Time

Job Number 83811

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.