Penn State Health Medical Assistant I - PSCMG Cocoa Family Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Community Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Varied

JOB SUMMARY:

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 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.

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 preferred.

Prior outpatient experience 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.

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, Ea