Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.0 Shift: Varied, 8 hour day shift Hours: 8 hour shifts fall between 7:30 am 6:00 pm. Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:30 pm on occasion.
The Medical Assistant / MA is 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. The Medical Assistant / MA duties will be performed in the Outpatient Lab at our Fishburn location. The Medical Assistant / MA will work in a large, fast paced, multi-specialty practice site.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assisting Program OR a Certified or Registered MA required.
Basic Life Support Certification Required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent oral communication skills required.
Computer skills required.
Associates Degree or equivalent, outpatient experience, certified or registered Medical Assistant preferred.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. 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.
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