Company:      Rutgers University
Location :      Newark, NJ 07102 (Central Business District area)
Post Date:      Jun 08,2021

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Job Description

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title
Medical Assistant

Job Category
Staff & Executive - Allied Health - Medical Assisting

UBHC-Adult Outpatient Services-NWK


New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Medical Assistant for Adult, Child, and Adolescent Outpatient Services within Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC).

The Medical Assistant provides medical assistance to physicians and nurses in the examination and treatment of patients.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Escorts patients to examining room and conducts health screening at intake and designated intervals.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional,
    responsible, and courteous environment.
  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Performs electrocardiograms.

Position Status
Full Time

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift



Position Salary

Annual Minimum Salary

Annual Mid Range Salary

Annual Maximum Salary

Standard Hours

Union Description
Teamsters, Local 97

Payroll Designation


Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment
Staff - 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Completion of an accredited program in medical assisting or its equivalent.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be PC literate with proficiency in data entry and word processing.
  • Must agree to record searches in accord with New Jersey statute.

Preferred Qualifications
  • One (1) year prior experience.

Equipment Utilized

Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Lift supplies and equipment (up to 15 pounds).

Special Conditions
  • Requires reporting to work in spite of inclement weather and other external events.
  • Occasionally subjected to irregular hours.

Posting Number

Posting Open Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus
Newark (RBHS)

Location Details

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Have you completed an accredited program in medical assisting or its equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Are you PC literate with proficiency in data entry and word processing?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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