Penn State Health Medical Assistant II Penn State Health Medical Group Lancaster Admin- Float Pool in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Community Medical Group
Work Type: Full Time
The Medical Assistant will be responsible for providing assistance with various health care services, and for assisting with administrative functions such as coordinating patient flow and scheduling appointments and taking phone messages. Under the direction of a Physician or APC, the Medical Assistant provides care within scope of Medical Assistant Certification or Registration to patients referred to the clinic. Functions as a member of the health care team and is responsible for providing routine care under the supervision of a provider to meet patient and provider needs within the practice.
Serves as a trained preceptor for new medical assistant orientation and for instruction of medical assistant students. Responsible for one project or initiative annually in one of the following areas: Services Excellence, Quality, Staff Development, Information Technology, or Medical Group functions.
Employees will float to assigned Community Medical Group practice sites throughout the Lancaster region. Employees will be given their assignments at the beginning of the day.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assisting Program required.
Three (3) years of experience as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient practice or clinical specialty area required.
Active status as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent oral communication skills required.
Computer skills required.
Associates Degree preferred.
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.
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