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Clinic Assistant - Health & Wellness Center

Farmingdale State College
Job Location:
Farmingdale, 11735
Health and Medical Services


Clinic Assistants perform clinical, laboratory, and clerical support activities in our outpatient clinic. Incumbent will assist physicians and other medical personnel in providing patient care, preparing patients for procedures and examinations, recording vital patient data, and performing standardized routine laboratory procedures such as phlebotomy, patient specimen collection, and specimen processing. Incumbents also perform routine clerical procedures such as directing patients, accessing tests, producing reports, answering telephones, gathering and entering data, and scheduling appointments.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor patient flow in office, scheduling appointments
  • Clinical preparation- clean and prepare exam rooms for patient examinations
  • Prepare patients for exams. Obtain vital signs, medical history, allergies, and enter corresponding information in EMR
  • Perform lab testing as ordered by provider to include urine, pregnancy, and various blood tests
  • Perform in person triage of patients presenting at window for appointments
  • Respond to requests from patients by phone, mail, and email
  • Enter patient information and immunization requirements into EMR and BANNER
  • Scan in pertinent medical records into EMR

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.



  • Prior experience in a medical setting.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology.
  • The ability to work with a diverse population while displaying cultural sensitivity.
  • Completion of one of the following: 

A. Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program of one year in duration; OR

B. Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program which is less than one year in duration and post Medical Assistant Program Experience in a clinical/healthcare setting that together equals at least one year; OR

C. License, limited permit, or eligibility for a limited permit to practice as a Practical Nurse in New York State, or Licensed Practical Nurse certification.


  • Experience charting in an electronic medical record.
  • Familiarity with patient privacy laws.
  • The ability to carry out specific assignments in a timely manner without deviating from instructions.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time UUP position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Friday, September 15, 2023 and ending Thursday, September 28, 2023, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • Salary: $50,000 + $3,026 in downstate location pay = $53,026 Total Annual Compensation. 

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans

Click here for New York State Benefits Summary.


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Farmingdale State College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. At Farmingdale State College, we continue to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.

The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates may apply by clicking on the "Apply Now" link at the top or bottom of this page. The following documents are required for all positions:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/C.V.

Additional instructions for faculty positions: Your cover letter must include a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology. Please attach copies of teaching evaluations and an unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/currently in process). Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.

Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Once you successfully apply you will receive an email as confirmation and be directed to another page in order to upload additional documents. Returning applicants may login to their Farmingdale State College Careers Account to apply for this position. See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

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