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Penn State Health Medical Assistant - Womens Health Cherry Drive in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: 9:00a - 5:30p

JOB SUMMARY:

The Medical Assistant / MA is 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, scheduling appointments and taking phone messages. The Medical Assistant / MA plays a vital role in our practices/clinics rooming patients, completing intake assessments and assisting with procedures. The work the Medical Assistant / MA will perform will help to improve the patient experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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 (BLS) certification required or must obtain within 6 months of employment date.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Excellent oral communication skills required.

Computer skills required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates Degree or equivalent, outpatient experience, certified or registered Medical Assistant 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 hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

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