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Certified Medical Assistant

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Posting Details

Position Information

St. Catherine University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status and/or religion. St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Position Title Certified Medical Assistant
Primary Campus St. Paul
Posting Number 20170018-STAFF

Position Summary Information

Position Responsibilities

The Health and Wellness Clinic at Saint Catherine University seeks a Certified Medical Assistant to provide direct patient care to students in an outpatient setting. The Health and Wellness Clinic provides a comprehensive array of health and wellness services that are responsive to the needs of an all- women’s college population. This position is approximately 16 hours per week during academic year (end of August thru May). This position reports to the Director of the Health and Wellness Clinic.

Saint Catherine University is the largest and most comprehensive Catholic university for women in the country. Through a diversity of programs, the University offers the intimacy of a four-year liberal arts college and the opportunity to complete baccalaureate, associate and advanced degrees in a variety of healthcare specialties, liberal arts and professional programs. Committed to meeting the educational needs of women of all ages, St. Catherine’s offers many of its bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in both traditional and weekend formats.


Responsibilities: The Medical Assistant’s primary function within the legal scope of practice of this position is assisting the SCU health providers (MD, PA, NP, and RN) to make efficient use of their clinic time by maintaining smooth patient flow. This is accomplished by managing the front desk, answering the telephone, scheduling appointments, checking patients in to clinic, rooming patients in the exam rooms at the time of their appointment, taking accurate vital signs, conducting laboratory procedures as ordered by the medical provider, administering vaccinations, keeping the exam rooms clean and stocked with medical supplies the provider may need appropriate to that examination.

Position Qualifications

Qualifications:
• High school diploma/GED required.
• Current/valid CMA certification required, as well as graduation from an accredited CMA program.
• Current CPR certification required.
• Previous experience in an outpatient clinical setting required, experience in college health preferred.
• Must possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Applicant must also possess good phone triage skills as well as problem solving skills.


Must be able to work well independently, as well as function as a member of the Health and Wellness team.


The incumbent must have the ability to respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities.

Special/Other Requirements Summary

To Apply: Please visit the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. That link can be found here: http://www.stkate.edu/hr. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Requisition number is #20170018-Staff. Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Position open until filled.

Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/Drug Free Workplace Employer


Our campus is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Start Date 03/13/2017
Close Date

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid/current CMA certification from an accredited CMA program?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * How many years of previous experience do you have in an outpatient clinical setting?
    • Less than 1
    • 1-2
    • 2-4
    • 5+
  3. * Do you have current CPR certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * All applicants that are offered a position with St. Catherine University will be required to have a background check completed. Will you consent to a background check if offered this position with the University?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University Website
    • St. Catherine University employee referral
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune paper
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune web
    • Community agency
    • Internet
    • Walk-in
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Newspaper - Pioneer Press paper
    • Newspaper -Pioneer Press web
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2