The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Medical Assistant

Hiring department University Health Svcs
Monthly salary $2,643+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 12-11-16-01-1799
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This is a 9 month work year position (work mid-August through mid-May, off mid-May through mid-August). Hours may vary depending on clinic needs. Weekend rotation every 8-10 weeks from 11am-3pm in Urgent Care and occasional holiday coverage as needed. Additional hours may be required during peak periods. Schedule will be discussed at interview.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Assist with the delivery of patient care for University Health Services, primarily assigned to General Medicine clinic.

Essential Functions

Assists with the evaluation and care of patients to be seen by UHS providers. Performs department specific procedures and treatments such as intake assessments, EKGs, peak flows, vision testing, nebulizer therapy, ear irrigation, wound care, application of orthopedic devices, crutch teaching, and cleaning/stocking of exam rooms. Assists with minor surgeries, patient health teaching and nursing office functions. Exhibits customer service-oriented behavior and excellent public relations skills. Demonstrates professional and team oriented behavior.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Opportunity to participate in special projects and nursing committees. Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program, certificate of registration as a Medical Assistant, or formal medical services training in the United States Armed Forces. CPR certification within 90 days of hire. Experience with and a moderate comfort level using a personal computer. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse community and provide services from a non-judgmental perspective. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

More than one year of experience as Medical Assistant. More than one year of experience in an ambulatory, outpatient or urgent care clinic, emergency room, or college health. Experience using electronic medical records. Demonstrated good communication skills, interpersonal skills, team-building skills, and professional demeanor.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Usual office and outpatient clinic conditions. Exposure to blood borne pathogens. Exposure to fumes, chemicals, sprays, and commercial items found in standard office conditions, medical clinics, and in repairs and maintenance.

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