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Medical Assistant Certified (CMA), Hillsborough, NJ (Full-Time, Days)

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Job ID: 187246
Category: Clinical Support
Work Type: FT
Location: Hillsborough, NJ, United States

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical, and business professionals across all disciplines. 

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work? 

 

Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant  

Department:  Hillsborough Multispecialty

Location:  Hillsborough, NJ - May require travel to other locations in Robbinsville, NJ & Pennington, NJ (Paid mileage)

Hours: 8:00-4:30 or 8:30-5:30, no weekends or holidays

Sign-on Bonus:  $1,000 (For external candidates only)

**Competitive Benefits, Career Growth Opportunities and Tuition Assistance at University of Pennsylvania! ** 

  

Position Summary:  The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) assists the practice lead and providers in maintaining a patient/customer focus, supports the delivery of high quality care, shares a passion for patient and customer centered care, and assists in meeting or exceeding patient satisfaction and financial/operational targets. The CMA provides patient care through performance of patient preparation, interviewing, technical tasks, and patient/family communication. 

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities:  

 

  • Promptly rooms patients, using EMR to alert provider that patient is ready: reviews past medical, surgical, family, smoking history, allergies, medications; notes corrections in EMR, notes medication refills needed for the physician to review, initiates self-management goal setting where appropriate, obtains patient’s vital signs and documents in EMR, prepares chart for patient visit, understands insurance restrictions for lab work, referral needs, precertification requirements, etc. 
  • Observes patient condition and communicates any abnormal data or changes to provider. 
  • Assists patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, undressing, preparing for the exam, remains in exam room when necessary/requested. 
  • Performs EKGs and other outpatient screening tests as per provider order and after properly preparing the patient; accurately documents results in EMR. 
  • Responds appropriately to emergency/code situations. 
  • Administers prescribed medications, gives injections and vaccines; reads PPD results, under the direction of the provider/orders and documents in EMR. 

 

Required Education:  

  • High School Diploma or GED   

 

Required Certifications:  

  • CPR – must be obtained prior to start date. 
  • MA Certification (within 90 days of hire)  

 

Preferred Experience/Skills: 

  • A minimum of 2-3 years in a healthcare setting in a similar position  
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills. 
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills 
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English 
  • Attentive to detail 
  • EMR skills 

 

Benefits at PMPH/Penn Medicine:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, RX coverage plan options that best fit your personal & family needs
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts (FSA/HAS) to save pre-tax dollars
  • 403b Retirement Savings: Our employer contribution begins on Day 1 of your employment
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits that give you the work-life balance today’s world needs
  • Prepaid tuition assistance is available to benefit-eligible employees for approved courses of study after completing six months of employment.

  

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives. 

Live Your Life's Work 

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law. 

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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