Medical Assistant I, Full Time ($1,000 Hiring Bonus) – Pulmonary – Center City Philadelphia

Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Published
November 4, 2021
Location
Philadelphia, PA
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The Medical Assistant (MA) performs a variety of administrative and clinical duties to include support of the physician in providing quality medical care to patients.

Duties include, but are not limited to the preparation of exam rooms, preparation of patients for exams and/or procedures, maintenance of accurate, legible patient documents and handling patient phone calls while maintaining compliance with confidentiality regulations.

Must be organized, detail oriented, and possess excellent communications skills.

This position works in a fast-paced environment and requires flexibility with duties.

This is a full time position.

Apply today to join the greatest team in healthcare!Must be certified/registered as a Medical Assistant through AAMA, AMCA ,NCCT, NHA or AMT.

Must have a current BLS certification through the American Heart Association (AHA).

1-3 years experience in physician practice setting preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, computer systems, computer systems/EMR and the ability to prioritize tasks. The role requires the ability to read and communicate in the English language.

Ability to read and communicate in the English language.

High School graduate or equivalent required.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 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.

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