Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Part Time
**NEWLY INCREASED RATES**
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Medical Assistant will function as a member of the health care 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.
The MA will be expected to assist the providers with responding to messages, obtaining medical records, and answering phone calls. Clinical responsibilities will include rooming patients, assisting providers with minor procedures, and providing hands-on patient care, etc.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
· Within 90 days of start date attain certification through one of the Penn State Health approved agencies for Medical Assistant certification after completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program OR
· Active status as a Certified or Registered Medical Assistant through one of the Penn State Health approved agencies for Medical Assistant certification required, OR
· 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.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date.
Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program Preferred.
Associates Degree preferred.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. 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