The Medical Assistant / MA 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, provides care within scope of Medical Assistant / MA Certification or Registration to patients referred to the clinic. The Medical Assistant / MA will function 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.
M INIMUM 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.
K NOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent oral communication skills required.
Computer skills required.
P REFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates Degree preferred.
Prior outpatient experience preferred.
I n addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great BENEFITS including but not limited to:
Paid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
401K and more!
W HY PENN STATE HEALTH?
The Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.)
W HY CENTRAL PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer's markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster's Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball's Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League's Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country's most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
A BOUT HERSHEY:
Hershey, PA is the birthplace of everyone's favorite chocolate! Like our city's founders, you will find this area to be full of socially-minded organizations and individuals working together to create an amazing place to live!
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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Internal Number: 13060
About Penn State Health
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.