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Penn State Health Medical Assistant - DAY SHIFT - Contingency Pool in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location : US:PA:Hershey

Work Type : Full Time

FTE : 0.90

Shift : Day

Hours : Day


$3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS AND INCREASED RATES! - eligible to those that qualify

The Medical Assistant / MA will be responsible for providing assistance for various health care services within the scope of a Medical Assistant Certification under the direction of a Physician or APP in order to meet patient and provider needs within a practice site. The Medical Assistant / MA will be deployed to different practice sites throughout the Medical Group based on staffing needs. This position requires flexibility and traveling to different clinics on and off campus based on staffing needs and changes. The contingency pool provides a great opportunity for employee work life balance and encourages professional growth. The contingency pool provides a unique experience by creating and empowering a wealth of knowledge among several different specialties and clinical settings. Additionally, the Medical Assistant / MA will receive floating premium pay as part of their compensation in being flexible and adaptable to traveling among various practice sites.


High school diploma or equivalent

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program. Medical Assistants must become certified within 90 days of hire OR a Credentialed MA (Certified/Registered)

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or must obtain within six (6) months of employment date

Currently working in a full-time Medical Assistant role for the past year to meet eligibility to sit for the exam with attainment of certification through one of the Penn State Health approved agencies for Medical Assistant certification within 90 days of employment date will be acceptable


Associates Degree or equivalent preferred

Outpatient experience preferred

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.

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Union : Non Bargained

Position Medical Assistant - DAY SHIFT - Contingency Pool

Location US:PA:Hershey | Medical Assistant | Full Time

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