University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or “AAAHC”) health care facility. Located in the McCosh Health Center, the Caldwell Field House and Dillon Gym, UHS provides comprehensive health services to more than 7,500 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees who experience work-related injuries and illnesses, or who require consultations regarding international and travel medicine.
UHS’s mission is to enhance learning and student success by advancing the health and well-being of our diverse University community. This mission is pursued and supports the University’s purpose by using current knowledge of health and human development to guide responsive, high quality clinical, prevention, and consultation services.
UHS’s values are Respect & Compassionate Care; Integrity & Service Excellence; Collaboration & Innovative Solutions; & Engagement & Lifelong Learning.
As a member of the UHS staff, your job may be deemed “essential” as defined by University and UHS policy. Please ask you supervisor for additional information.
UHS hires individuals of all backgrounds. We build on our staff’s diversity--recognizing, valuing, and appreciating the different perspectives, talents and energy of all. UHS invites all its employees to make a valuable contribution in this regard. We firmly believe that being an inclusive and culturally responsive community is one of the foundations of a vibrant, relevant organization. We aspire to develop the mindsets, knowledge and abilities to build equitable and inclusive systems, teams and culture.
The Medical Assistant provides patient care and operational support to Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses in the urgent care clinic and outpatient clinic. Some of the Medical Assistant responsibilities include performing point of care diagnostic tests; logistical support for sports physicals for incoming students; daily stocking and maintenance of exam rooms; maintaining inventory of medical supplies; sterilization of medical instruments; preparing patients for medical visits including recording chief complaint and vital signs in the electronic medical record; and coordinating off-site referral appointments and diagnostic studies. This is a full time, 10 month position (August/September – May/June). Daily work schedule will be M-W: 10am – 7pm; Tu-Thu-Fri: 8am-5pm; May be required to work some Saturdays, with weekday schedule adjustment.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Clinical Care (50%)
Operations (40 %)
Medical Supplies and Equipment
Administrative Duties (10 %)
Performs other duties as assigned
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW