Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA: State College Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: Can be either 8 hour or 10 hour days/40 week
*$3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS AND INCREASED RATES! -Â eligible to those that qualify*
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
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. Serve as a trained preceptor for new medical assistant orientation and for instruction of medical assistant students.Â
High School diploma or equivalent required
Must meet current eligibility to sit for the exam with attainment of certification or registration through one of the Penn State Health approved agencies for Medical Assistants within 90-days of employment date; OR
Current active status as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through one of the Penn State Health approved agencies for Medical Assistant certification required
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant ProgramÂ
Previous outpatient experience preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent communication skills
Compassionate direct patient contact/engagement/outreachÂ
Reliable transportation to travel among designated clinic locations
Flexibility to collaboratively work with various departments and perform varied tasks
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