University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Student Employment

Student Health Services employs students in the following areas:

  • Patient Service Assistant
  • Clinic Assistant
  • Resource Staff

Apply at studentjobs.uconn.edu


The entry level position is:

Health Services 170 – Student Medical Support Trainee

Assists professional health care staff. May be required to:

  • Perform light cleaning, disinfection, and preparation of examining rooms and patient care areas
  • Maintain supplies and stocking of equipment in examining rooms and offices
  • Wash, sterilize, and prepare equipment for procedures
  • Transport patients via wheelchair or stretcher
  • Complete paperwork, filing, data entry and other clerical duties
  • Perform light patient care duties to assist an ill or injured patient as directed by nursing staff
  • Fit crutches
  • Provide directions and assist in patient flow
  • Assist in health education sessions; give vouchers at end of sessions
  • Transport laboratory specimens
  • Handle and remove infectious waste using Infection Control Procedures
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Patient service and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • May need to work evenings, nights, and weekends

 

Trainees have the opportunity to advance to HS270-Student Medical Support Assistant, then to HS370-Student Medical Support Specialist.