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Supplemental — Medical Assistant — Student Health Services


Supplemental Staff

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Traverse City, MI

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POSITION TITLE: Supplemental — Medical Assistant – Student Health Services

DEPARTMENT: Health Services

REPORTS TO: Director of Health Services

SALARY RANGE: $16.00 - $18.00/hour




Assists the Director of Health Services, Medical Director, and physician in providing quality, cost-effective, non-judgmental and confidential health care and education to NMC students, staff and faculty. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, accurate and dependable and be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with others. This individual must possess strong communication skills and have the ability to develop a rapport with people. This person will be flexible, able to multi-task and deal with interruptions, while maintaining a high work ethic, integrity, and confidentiality. The successful candidate will be able to reach out to people of diverse populations but still be able to connect one-on-one with students, with good listening skills and the ability to understand the needs of others.





  • High School graduate
  • Obtain Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification within 3 months of employment
  • Experience with administering immunizations and phlebotomy




  • 1-2 years of college or technical school
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant or licensed as an L.P.N.
  • Experience working in Healthcare
  • Ability to successfully create and edit documents (memos, letters, tables, etc.) using word processing software (i.e. Microsoft Word®)



Deliver Care to Community College Students

  • Greet students/patients and accompany to exam rooms. Obtain appropriate vital signs, chief complaint and document medical information in Electronic Medical Records (NueMD).
  • Obtain specimens and in-house medications, with proper labeling and documentation, as ordered by physicians or nurse practitioner.
  • Clean, restock, and set up exam rooms between patient visits.
  • Build therapeutic relationships with students.
  • Maintain proper medical record documentation in accordance with FERPA regulations.
  • Administer immunizations, including Hepatitis B & A, Tetanus/Diphtheria, Influenza, Typhoid and annual Tuberculin testing, and document administered immunizations in NueMD and MICR.
  • Prepare students for physician and nurse practitioner appointments, including Health Occupations and Maritime Academy physicals, which may include vision screening, vital signs, height and weight, color blindness screening, and immunization status.
  • Match lab results with lab requisition form and place on Health Services Director’s desk for review. Notify students of normal results after reviewed by Director.
  • Perform CLIA-waived laboratory testing and documentation and perform controls as needed.
  • Perform phlebotomy using sterile technique with proper labeling and storage for transport to Munson.
  • Assist physician and nurse practitioner with procedures as needed.
  • Clean, wrap, label and autoclave instruments for sterilization.
  • Triage clinic phone calls and provide accurate information, schedule appointments or refer as necessary.
  • Schedule outpatient testing or referrals to specialists as ordered by the physicians or nurse practitioner.
  • Administer rapid COVID-19 tests.

Assist with Clinic Operations

  • Clean and stock exam rooms.
  • Assist with supply inventory, safety inspections, and data monitoring as directed by supervisor.
  • Inventory and order phlebotomy supplies from Munson as needed.
  • Knowledgeable and compliant with OSHA regulations.
  • Assist with posting charges, payments, and end-of-day reports in Banner when the office manager is absent.
  • Assist with posting charges, encounters, and payments in Nuesoft medical office management software when the office manager is absent.
  • Assist with collecting and posting patient statistics into the U.S. Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network website.





  • Ethical behavior and integrity
  • Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement
  • Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity
  • Accountability/personal responsibility
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking
  • Collaboration/Teamwork
  • Value all people 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions for groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All supplemental employees are eligible for retirement benefits and employer-provided match through the Michigan Public Schools Employee Retirement System (MPSERS) and paid sick leave.

This position will work part-time (up to 35 hours per week) on weekdays from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. No weekends or holidays. The clinic is closed during the summer and during winter and spring break. 

Open until filled. Applications must be submitted online at For assistance call 231-995-2612 or e-mail

Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions.

Michigan Law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation for employment must notify the employer in writing within 182 days after the need is known.


Required Skills

All applicants are required to review the job description prior to applying.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach resume and cover letter; scan and attach transcripts, if possible. Original transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to: Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources 1701 E Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686, Please attach resume then cover letter.

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