Medical Assistant

Illinois Institute of Technology
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Medical Assistant

Requisition # S01126P FLSA Non-Exempt Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago Department Student Health and Wellness Center GENERAL DESCRIPTION

To assist in the daily function of the Student Health and Wellness Center (SHWC) by providing health support services for IIT students. Clinical services provided include assisting Nurse Practitioner(s) and Medical Doctor with care of students for illnesses and injuries, assisting with routine treatments, conduct lab tests, and maintenance of office records.


Communicate with students, parents, staff and faculty regarding Student Health and Wellness Center's policy and procedures. Communication may be written, electronic or verbal. Correspondence will also be maintained through outside vendors.


Students are first priority at the Student Health and Wellness Center; they may call us, come in to our department or send emails. The Medical Assistant responsibility is to make sure they have the best service possible being the first line of contact. Should s/he speak with parents, staff, or faculty s/he would do the same.

Special Schedule Requirements

Responsible for coverage of extended hours, which includes all receptionist responsibilities.

This position will involve providing direct clinical and administrative services to IL Tech students during extended hours at the Main Campus (3p-7p T/W/Th and 8:30a-12:30p Sat) when classes are in session. Schedule during summer and breaks M-F 8:30a-5p.

Available for community outreach and health education for student population.

EEOC Statement

Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within its community. It actively seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.


Education & Experience

Two years of customer service experience required. High School Diploma required. Good people skills, ability to communicate well verbally, written or electronically. Data entry experience preferred

Knowledge & Skills

Basic Word and Excel skills required for data entry; good organization skills Excellent customer service skills and verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills essential Demonstrate time management and organizational skills; ability to move between tasks quickly and efficiently Familiarity with HIPPA and FERPA regulations a plus


No budget authority.

Physical Environment and Requirements

Job requires exposure and contact with medical equipment. Exposure to obnoxious odors and vapors seldom. Job position requires ability to bend and stretch Able to stand 60% Lift up to 50 pounds Walking in clinical/office environment 20% Sitting 20%

Certifications and Licenses

List any certifications or licenses that are either required or helpful in performing the job, designating whether required or preferred.

Certification as Nurse Assistant or Medical Assistant required. 1-2 year experience as a Nurse Assistant or Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care center or college health setting preferred.

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibility

Perform basic medical duties such as give injections, draw blood and perform basic lab tests. The Medical Assistant will take medical histories and record student's vital signs. Prepare exam rooms and students for exam and procedures.

Percentage Of Time 60 Key Responsibility

Provide support for the receptionist and health insurance coordinator with administrative tasks. Communicating with students and making appointments.

The MA will be responsible for answering phone, faxes, returning emails, data entry, communicating with students and making appointments. Excellent customer service skills required as more than 50% of the position will be at the front desk and/or with students.

Percentage Of Time 25 Key Responsibility

Responsible for coverage of extended hours, which includes all receptionist responsibilities.

Percentage Of Time 10 Key Responsibility

Available for community outreach and health education for student population.

Percentage Of Time 5

Posting Information

Work Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Position Category Full Time Posting Date 11/28/2022 Closing Date Posted Until Filled Yes Quicklink for Posting https: //

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