Medical Assistant - Penn State Health Medical Group Contingency Pool

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  0.9

Shift:  Days
Hours:  Days




The Medical Assistant / MA will be responsible for providing assistance for various health care services within the scope of a Medical Assistant Certification under the direction of a Physician or APP in order to meet patient and provider needs within a practice site. The Medical Assistant / MA will be deployed to different practice sites throughout the Medical Group based on staffing needs. This position requires flexibility and traveling to different clinics on and off campus based on staffing needs and changes. The contingency pool provides a great opportunity for employee work life balance and encourages professional growth. The contingency pool provides a unique experience by creating and empowering a wealth of knowledge among several different specialties and clinical settings. Additionally, the Medical Assistant / MA will receive floating premium pay as part of their compensation in being flexible and adaptable to traveling among various practice sites.


  • At least 6 months of previous MA experience


  • 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.


  • Excellent oral communication skills required.
  • Computer skills required.

In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great 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!

If chosen for this position, you may be 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, 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 [email protected] or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.


Union: Non Bargained