Medical Assistant

Requisition #: 313560

Range: CB

Level: 2

Salary: $11.72 - $16.11/Hourly

Status: Casual / On Call

School: Bloomberg School of Public Health

Location: School of Public Health

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Clinical / Medical

Contact: Human Resources 410-955-2990

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General Description

Serve as a Medical Assistant for research participants enrolled in a longitudinal study of HIV infection in homosexual and bi-sexual men. Take vital signs including: height, weight, temperature, and blood pressure per established protocol. With training provided by the study team, will also perform frailty measures (hand grip and walk), and other assessments as assigned by Clinic Coordinator. Will also complete study forms. Must be meticulous in documentation and in following established protocols for research examinations. Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma/GED.

Medical Assistant certification.

Must be sensitive to the nature of the work and confidentiality of study participants. Must be able to perform routine clinical assessments. Must have good communication and organizational skills, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Able to work in a diverse clinical environment.

Working schedule includes 2 or more evening clinics and at least one Saturday a month. Must be comfortable working with bisexual and homosexual men, as well as working in a diverse office environment. Must be a willing and positive worker.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior HIV research experience a plus

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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