The Medical Assistant administers and performs triage and direct care to assigned patients under the direction and supervision of the RN/Nurse Manager. This includes functions such as height/weight and vital signs, updating medical records, as well as assisting the clinicians with exams as requested. Also ensures a smooth flow of patients through the office by providing efficient basic care to patients. The Medical Assistant performs routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the office running smoothly. The Medical Assistant also performs secretarial support for the office, assist the front desk operations in performing general clerical tasks, such as checking patients in and out, filing, copying, answering the phone, and related duties as requested by the Practice Manager.
* Vocational / Technical Degree: Medical Assistant (Required)
**Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Registered Medical Assistant.
Experience and Skills
1-3 Years Previous experience in assisting healthcare provider with patient care, preferably in outpatient physician office setting. (Preferred)
EPIC experience strongly preferred.
Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, General Clerical Skills
About the OrganizationReading Health System is a not-for-profit leading regional health system committed to advancing health and transforming lives of the people we serve. Through physician and staff commitment, we have established a culture of collaboration, professionalism, transparency and responsibility that allows us to deliver high-quality care through evidence-based medicine. Established as The Reading Dispensary in 1867, the 700+ bed Reading Hospital has since expanded into a leader in tertiary care for this region of Pennsylvania. As an Academic teaching hospital, residencies include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Osteopathy, Podiatry and Pharmacy.
Our campus located in Berks County, consists of a 22-building complex located on 36 suburban acres in West Reading. The newest expansion, a 476,000 square foot surgical & inpatient tower, is Reading HealthPlex. As one of the most technologically advanced and sophisticated surgical centers in the region, this facility features 24 surgical suites, including 6 hybrid ORs, 150 private patient rooms, 16 additional emergency treatment rooms, 5 trauma bays and an 88,000 square foot Green Roof & Healing Garden.
Ambulatory services of Reading Health System are extended through facilities including 13 laboratory and 17 imaging centers, Occupational Health Services, with over 70 physicians in 19 office complexes. Additional services include Reading Health Rehabilitation Hospital, 9 outpatient therapy locations, Joint Replacement Center, Weight Management Center, Sports Medicine and QuickCare/Urgent Care.
Through the strategic initiatives of clinical integration, improving the patient experience, employee and provider engagement, & finally operational excellence; our Mission is to provide compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost effective health care to the community; to promote health; to educate healthcare professionals; and to participate in appropriate research.