Penn State Health Medical Assistant - Pediatrics Hope Drive in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: Eight (8) hour shifts between 7:30 AM and 8:30 PM, as well as rotating 8:00A - 12:00P weekend shifts
J OB SUMMARY:
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The Medical Assistant / MA will be responsible for providing assistance with various health care services, and for assisting with administrative functions such as coordinating patient flow and scheduling appointments and taking phone messages. Under the direction of a Physician or APC, provides care within scope of Medical Assistant / MA Certification or Registration to patients referred to the clinic. The Medical Assistant / MA will be expected to perform phlebotomy duties. The Medical Assistant / MA will function as a member of the health care team and is responsible for providing routine care under the supervision of a provider to meet patient and provider needs within the practice.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
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 Certification Required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date.
Associates Degree preferred.
Prior outpatient experience, preferred.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assisting Program preferred.
In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great BENEFITS (https://careers.pennstatehealth.org/working-here/benefits/) including but not limited to:
Paid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)
Elder Care/Child Care Resources
W HY PENN STATE HEALTH?
The Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.)
WHY CENTRAL PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
A BOUT HERSHEY:
Hershey, PA is the birthplace of everyone’s favorite chocolate! Like our city’s founders, you will find this area to be full of socially-minded organizations and individuals working together to create an amazing place to live!
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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