PhiladelphiaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Philadelphia jobs

Medical Assistant - Ob/Gyn Rising Sun - Northeast

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds. Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science. Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership. Jefferson s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing 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.Educations:
    • HS diploma or equivalent required.
    • Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants (or 5 years of continuous Medical Assistant work may be considered as equivalent to an accredited Medical Assistant program) is required.Experience:
      • At least one year of continuous experience working as a Medical Assistant in a similar setting is preferred.Certifications:
        • Current certification from the Medical Association of Medical Assistants preferred.
        • Phlebotomy Certification is preferred
        • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association is required, or renewal must be obtained within 60 days of employment. Other:
          • Medical Assistants' schedules may include occasional evenings and/or weekends and may require assignment to other office locations to ensure safe staffing levels and optimal business operation. New Hire Bonus for eligible candidates.
            • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.
            • Escorts patients to exam rooms and ensures proper identification.
            • Performs and documents vital signs, clinical care quality measures and medical history information.
            • Remains proficient and knowledgeable regarding the use and documentation requirements within information technology systems within established scope of practice.
            • Assists physicians with examinations, various diagnostic procedures, and may perform EKG and venipuncture/injections in the office, using appropriate skills to provide quality care to the patients.
            • Adheres to HIPAA privacy and security requirements.
            • Orders clinical supplies to maintain inventory and to facilitate smooth operations of the office. 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.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Medical Assistant - Ob/Gyn Rising Sun - Northeast, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Pennsylvania jobs by following @recnetPA on Twitter!

Philadelphia RSS job feeds