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Staff Assistant, Student Health Services

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Local Title: Staff Assistant, Student Health Services
Budget Title: Staff Assistant
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Administrative


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Student Health Services at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Staff Assistant. The successful candidate will:

  • Support the student population visiting the Student Health Center.
  • Provide excellent customer service and greet each student in a respectful, cordial manner. 
  • Enter all student visitors into the Eagle platform, visiting the Student Health Center.
  • Conduct data entry of all incoming as well as existing students into the departmental student/EHS database.
  • Update all health records for student health clearance.
  • Scan all student health records into the Medicat platform.
  • Schedule appointments, upload documents and authenticate documents utilizing the Medicat platform.
  • Follow all HIPAA rules, regulations and guidelines.
  • Work closely with the Director of Student Health Center, as needed and/or required. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 1+ year of hospital/school based work experience. 

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; 8:00am to 4:00pm (Full-Time)

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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