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Medical Assistant

Job ID: 204938
Category: Clinical Support
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time Day Shift

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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?

Job Description:

The Occupational Health Center and Travel Medicine Program Medical Assistant is a key member of our team who works in conjunction with physicians, mid-level practitioners, administrative and other clinical staff to provide routine clinical procedures, patient care management, administrative functions, and patient registration in our fast-paced office environment. Candidates with Occupational Medicine experience are encouraged to apply (i.e. Worker’s Compensation, Breath Alcohol Testing, DOT and Non-DOT Urine Drug Screens, Audiometry, Spirometry)

Job Qualifications:

· Diploma or degree from an accredited Medical Assistant program is required at time of hire and certification (CMA or RMA) is required within 3 months of hire

· At least one year of medical office experience is preferred

Job Requirements:

· Clinical: rooming patients, vital signs, reviewing medical history, obtaining lab specimens, assisting with procedures

· Front desk: greeting and registering patients, answering phone, scheduling appointments, copying, faxing

· Arranging radiology services and therapy appointments for patients

· Conducts hearing, vision, pulmonary function (PFT), and EKG testing

· Must be proficient in venipuncture and injections (i.e. Tb testing, immunizations)

· Documentation skills and strong attention to detail

· Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with employers, patients, providers, and other colleagues

· Ability to work with all staff members in a cooperative, team-oriented manner

· Must be well organized, able to multi-task and prioritize while seeing multiple patients at once in a fast-paced environment

· Strong computer skills including solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office and EMR

· Working knowledge of medical terminology

· Energetic and positive customer-focused approach

· Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required

· Ability to float to other clinic in Kennett Square as needed is an expectation

    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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