Brown University — Medical Assistant

Job Description:

The Medical Assistant is an integral part of the health care team at Health Services that serves the diverse student population at Brown.  The MA is responsible for the intake and preparation of patients, assisting medical providers, performing waived tests, stocking, cleaning (per infection control protocols), scheduling appointments(internal/external), and performing office duties including release of information, faxing, scanning, copying, filing, referrals and referral tracking.

This is a 9 month (end of August to end of May), 5 day a week position. During the time off over the summer, employment and benefits remain active. Rotation to one evening shift (10:30a-7p) per week and weekends may be required.

Job Qualifications
Education and Experience

  • Certification from a Medical Assistant training program or equivalent including training in medical and office assisting.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Clinical experience in an ambulatory setting.
  • CPR certification.
  • Minimum one-year medical office experience preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to provide culturally competent care to a diverse population required; experience working with diverse student populations preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work in and support a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Orientation towards quality customer service necessary.
  • Computer efficiency and experience with EHR preferred.

Background Check
All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Additional Information: Please submit a resume and cover letter when applying for this position. To learn about Brown University’s benefits, please visit here for further information.

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Job Posting Title:
Medical Assistant

Health Services

Grade 6

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Full time

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Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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