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Penn State Health Medical Assistant I - Penn State Health Medical Group Orthopedics in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: Varied

JOB 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 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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 (BLS) certification required or must obtain within 6 months of employment date.

K NOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Excellent oral communication skills required.

Computer skills required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates Degree preferred.

Prior outpatient experience 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

Tuition Reimbursement

Life Insurance

401K and more!

ABOUT PENN STATE HEALTH:

Penn State Health is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. It is a multi-hospital health system, Academic Medical Center and Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute in scenic Hershey, PA. It also includes Penn State Health Saint Joseph’s Medical Center in Reading, PA, Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, PA, and Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, PA. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine.

WHY 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.)

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 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF (https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/595/2018/05/Accommodation-Request-Updated-04.27.18.pdf) for more detailed steps for assistance.

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