Penn State Health Medical Assistant - Rehabilitation Hospital Clinic in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location : US:PA:Hershey
Work Type : Full Time
FTE : 1.00
Shift : Day
Hours : Varied Shifts
$3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS - eligible to those that qualify
SUMMARY OF POSITION :
Working as a Medical Assistant at Penn State Health, you are the heart and backbone of patient care. When respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence guide your quality of care, you will be empowered to make influential differences in the lives of all our patients. We are committed to helping talented MA’s, like you, deepen your expertise and achieve your goals while still performing patient care.
· Collects and documents information from patients including medical concerns, medications, and allergies
· Assists with in-office procedures
· Maintains inventory of examination room supplies
· Prepares exam rooms at the beginning and end of day and between each patient contact
· Performs variety of office responsibilities
Under supervision of the Practice Site Manager and in collaboration with other team members, you will provide direct and indirect patient care to a diverse population of patients in need of rehabilitation services, i.e. children and adults with limb loss, brain injury or stroke and spinal cord injury. The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) MA must be committed to learning about the various treatments and procedures used for rehabilitation including equipment and bracing, spasticity, pain, sports medicine, electrodiagnostic and others. In addition, training will occur on the use of Hoyer lifts, wheelchair transfers, and any additional skills required to assist patients with during appointments.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 - Rehabilitation Hospital Clinic
Location US:PA:Hershey | Medical Assistant | Full Time
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