Medical Assistant I - Cocoa Family Medicine

Penn State Health Community Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Days
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:15a - 3:45p

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

**$3,000 SIGN ON BONUS**

As a Medical Assistant, you will work as a member of a care team to provide care and support to patients under the direction of a physician or mid-level provider. Your daily responsibilities will include the following types of things:

  • Greeting and preparing patients for their visit with the provider by obtaining and recording their vital signs and other information such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem
  • Administering vaccinations
  • Obtaining specimens
  • Routine Labs
  • Managing patient flow, ensuring enough time for patient and family education
  • Maintaining equipment and patient care areas clean and orderly
  • Actively participating in continuing education, required meetings and committees as requested
  • Administrative support: coordination of patient flow and phone messages

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S):

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 6 months of employment date

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION(S):

Associates Degree or equivalent preferred

Outpatient experience preferred

One year experience as a Medical Assistant 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.

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, martial 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, emailhrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.eduor download ourAccommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDFfor more detailed steps for assistance.

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