Certified Medical Assistant – Per Diem

Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Published
November 4, 2021
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Category
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Description

Assists physicians, nurses, technicians and physician assistant during office hours. Performs phlebotomy, EKGs and Holter hook-ups, files reports, answers telephones, prepares patient charts and examination rooms. Responsible for greeting and registering patients upon arrival, scheduling patient appointments, answering phones, input of data into computer, batching encounter forms and collecting patient payments. Files patient records and reports alphabetically. Prepares patient charts for office and diagnostic visits. Answers telephones. Processes requests for reports and records.

Pulls and prepares patient charts prior to patient appointments. Escorts patients to exam rooms and obtains and records patient information (weight and blood pressure) prior to physician examination. Assists with diagnostic testing, as assigned. Performs responsibilities with respect to appropriate specific chronological age, developmental age, social maturity, and cultural background of the patient being treated. Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the Hospital.Full time days/ evenings, varied shifts. Stationed in Flourtown/ Willow Grove locations, required travel to other Jefferson Urgent Care locations as needed.

  • Degree/Diploma Obtained from Program of Study Required/Preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Basic CPR Certification
  • Medical Assistant Certification
  • 1 - 2 years experience in a medical office or hospital setting preferred.

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

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