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University at Albany Medical Assistant 12 Month (NY HELPS) in Albany, New York

Location: Albany, NY Category: Civil Service Posted On: Tue Feb 27 2024 Job Description:

Vacancy #: WF230062

Apply by: Open Until Filled

Title: Medical Assistant 12 Months (NY HELPS)

Location: Student Health Services

Salary: $38,073

Grade: SG-8 (CSEA)

Hours: Academic Year 8:45am-4:45pm (Summers 7:45am-3:45pm)

Duration: Contingent Permanent

Job Requirements:

This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).

For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.

At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.


One year of full time experience performing clinical and clerical support activities in a health care setting; or completion of a college, university, technical school or vocational school medical assistant program.


Candidates must have a reachable score on the University at Albany Medical Assistant Exam List OR

Be a current NYS employee and have a current permanent appointment with 1 year of service as a Medical Assistant, or in a title eligible to transfer to Medical Assistant OR

Be a former NYS employee eligible for reinstatement to the title of Medical Assistant

Additional Information:

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University's crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the University's current campus security policies. The University at Albany's Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link

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