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Penn State Health Medical Assistant II - Penn State Health Medical Group Contingency Pool in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Varied

Hours: 8 hours


The Medical Assistant will be responsible for providing assistance with various health care services, for obtaining specimens for conducting routine lab studies of specimens, and for assisting with administrative functions such as coordinating patient flow and scheduling appointments and phone messages. The Medical Assistant will serve as a trained preceptor for new medical assistant orientation and for instruction of medical assistant students. The Medical Assistant will be responsible for one project or initiative annually in the one of the following areas: Service Excellence, Quality, Staff Development, Information Technology, or Medical Group functions.


High School Diploma or GED required.

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assisting Program required.

2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient practice or clinical specialty required.

Active status for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) required.

BLS certification required.


Excellent oral communication skills required.

Computer skills required.


Associates Degree preferred.

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 an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 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 or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained