Medical Assistant/LPN at The Ohio State University

Medical Assistant/LPN at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
February 23, 2018
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

Duties and Responsibilities

For the Student Health Services a department of the Office of Student Life, the Medical Assistant works with a multi-disciplinary team of physicians and other healthcare professionals to provide primary care, ambulatory care, and clinical services, primarily to students of The Ohio State University. The Medical Assistant serves as the primary initial contact with clinical services; identifies patients, obtains consent; checks in; orders ancillary services via electronic health information system; collects history form; obtains vital signs; reviews medical records for completeness; prepares exam rooms. Position may require some evening and Saturday hours.

Student Health Services serves the health care needs of OSU students. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct support and assistance to physicians and mid-level practitioners in the provision of ambulatory medical care; supports clinical service areas by greeting patients, verifying demographic information, obtaining chief complaint, vital signs and other clinical information; assists providers with procedures; administers injections and other medication. May work some evening and Saturday hours.  To ensure consideration, applicants must submit both a cover letter and resume.

Position Requirements

Required for Medical Assistant:

High school graduate or equivalent; graduate of an accredited medical assistant school; certified or registered Medical Assistant; must obtain Basic Life Support- Health Care Worker (BLS-HCW) certification prior to start date. Desired:  One year of work experience in an outpatient medical facility; previous front-line customer service experience; excellent verbal communication skills; knowledge of medical terminology, ICD 9, ICD10 and CPT coding; six months of electronic health information system training or experience; keyboarding training or experience.

Required for LPN:

Graduate from an approved school of practical nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience; current Ohio LPN-Pharmacology license, and current Basic Life Support – Health Care Worker certification; current IV Certification and one year of experience; experience or training with computerized health information management systems. Desired:  Two years of experience in an ambulatory care setting working with an adolescent age population; working knowledge of communicable disease and control.

For a complete position description and application instructions please visit and search by requisition numbers 435083 (MA) and 435432 (LPN).

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.