Penn State Health Medical Assistant - Harrisburg in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location : US:PA:Harrisburg
Work Type : Part Time
FTE : 0.50
Shift : Day
Hours : Varied
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Medical Assistant will function as a member of the healthcare team. The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for providing routine administrative as well as clinical tasks under the supervision of a provider within their scope as outlined by policies and procedures to meet patient and provider needs.
Our family-oriented team at our downtown Harrisburg practice site serves patients in the city of Harrisburg and beyond. Our Medical Assistants provide essential healthcare services in the departments of Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, as well as Pediatrics services. The MA will perform clinical tasks such as: completing intake for each patient appointment, obtaining vital signs, answering patient portal messages, addressing inbox messages initiated by the provider, calling patients to provide information and downloading documentation into charts.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Must meet current eligibility to sit for the exam with attainment of certification or registration through one of the Penn State Health approved agencies for Medical Assistants within 90-days of employment date;
OR Current active status as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through one of the Penn State Health approved agencies for Medical Assistant certification required
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program
Previous outpatient experience preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent communication skills
Compassionate direct patient contact/engagement/outreach
Reliable transportation to travel among designated clinic locations
Flexibility to collaboratively work with various departments and perform varied tasks
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email email@example.com or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF (https://www.pennstatehealth.org/sites/default/files/Careers/Accommodation%20Statement%20-%20CAREERS.pdf) for more detailed steps for assistance.
Union : Non Bargained
Position Medical Assistant - Harrisburg
Location US:PA:Harrisburg | Medical Assistant | Part Time
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