COVID Team Medical Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 29, 2020
Oct 30, 2020
Full Time
On Site COVID Testing Site Team Medical Assistant

This position is funded through May, 2021.

The George Mason University's, Safety, Emergency, and Enterprise Risk Management department invites applications for a COVID Team Medical Assistant position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The COVID Team MA is a key member of the COVID Response Team, and works directly with the On Campus Testing Site team to collect samples. This position aids in the preparation and set up of all sampling/testing, collecting patient samples for COVID19 testing, and ensuring specimen samples and collection activities are documented properly. This position primary supports the surveillance testing efforts of the site with rotating support for symptomatic testing. The scheduling for this position occurs Monday-Friday, with possible weekend rotations.

COVID Testing Site Procedures: * Aids in the preparation and set up of all sampling/testing sites primarily located outside unless inclement weather requires indoor testing; * Ensures PPE and Safety precautions are demonstrated and in effect at all times; * Ensures all specimen samples and collection activities are documented properly.

Required Qualifications: * Excellent Communication Skills, both written and verbal; * Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records; * Knowledgeable in anatomy and physiology; * Ability to build rapport with patients; * Compassionate and caring demeanor; * Prior Electronic Health Records experience required (1 year); * Demonstrated clinical background with competence to complete COVID19 testing.

Preferred Qualifications: * AAMA or AMT certification; CNA certification, or LPN license * Prior experience in specimen collection or nasal , swabbing , or blood services preferable; * Demonstrated experience in a physician's office, acute-care setting, or COVID test site, 1 year preferred.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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