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Certified Medical Assistant

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: University Staff

Working Title: Certified Medical Assistant
Official Title: Medical Assistant
Employment Class: University Staff
FTE: .65
Compensation: 17.00 per hour
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Terms of Employment: 12-month, continuous
Position Summary:

This is an advanced position of responsible technical work involving a combination of clinical care, lab and clerical duties in the Student Health Center, and an engaged member of the University who supports the strategic priorities of Student Affairs. This position is a 0.65 FTE where the individual will work full time during the academic year and be off during the summer months.

Collects vital signs, patient history, and specimens; and performs basic laboratory tests and administers injections and medications under supervising clinician direction to ensure the proper care of patients. Prepares examination rooms and equipment and performs administrative duties. Works collaboratively with other medical staff.


75% Provision of Clinical MA Duties

  • Meets needs of providers in assigned clinic area. Anticipates needs of medical provider based on evaluation of patient schedule, and reason for visit. Prepares and cleans examination rooms, instruments, and equipment for specific procedures and assists medical provider as needed. Examples include:
  • Escorts patients to various hospital locations and delivers, orders, and inventories general clinic supplies
  • Performs routine vital signs, basic tests, assists with minor procedures, and administers medications as directed by a supervising clinician
  • Performs nebulizer treatments, EKGs, and other clinical procedures.
  • Collects, prepares, and delivers specimens for laboratory analysis. Performs CLIA waived testing, and phlebotomy.
  • Assures patients who present to the reception window that are acutely ill get immediate medical attention.
  • Administer medications and injections as ordered by the provider, monitor for reaction and document in the electronic medical record.
  • Completes and processes forms. Documents data in the electronic medical record. Expedite patient referral to inpatient or outpatient services. Arranges consultation appointments, tests and treatments utilizing appropriate community resources.
  • Instructs and educates patients as indicated and provides follow up as necessary.
  • Explains and instructs patients on preparation for exams, tests and treatments.
  • Inventories medications and maintains supplies as required.
  • Prepares and cleans examination rooms, instruments, and equipment for specific procedures.
  • Sterilizes equipment as needed. Cleans and maintains sterilizer.
  • Assists with training nursing assistant student staff.
  • Processes medication refill requests.

15% Administrative/front desk duties

  • Performs administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, assisting patients with billing, and coding information and answering basic medical questions

10% Miscellaneous Duties

  • Participates in Quality Studies and reports adverse incidents.
  • Serves on Student Health Center Committees as assigned.
  • Supports the Division of Student Affairs Strategic Priorities, and the mission of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
  • Actively engages and participates in student programming, campus events and inclusive excellence goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Required to have completed an accredited Medical Assistant Program and is certified or eligible for certification as a Medical Assistant by the American Medical Assistant Association. OR have completed an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program and passed the National Council Licensure Examination for LPNs
  • Must have current CPR certification.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, & inclusion.
  • At least 2 years of medical assistant/LPN experience in ambulatory primary care, urgent care, or women's health and/or with young adult population.
  • Demonstrated ability to function well in a team-based environment.
  • Proficient with public speaking.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references


For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by December 5, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWOs Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.


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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or