Medical Assistant I (Full Time / Day) - BuxMont Primary Care
Company: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Responsibilities - $1,000 New Hire Bonus, $500 Employee Referral
The Medical Assistant I assists physicians as they assess, examine
and treat patients. Responsiblities include patient flow management
and various diagnostic procedures such as EKGs, phlebotomy,
injections and vitals. Acts as liaison to physicians to ensure
patient satisfaction. Maintains and orders supplies for their area
- Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent
with the values of Jefferson
- Escorts patients to exam rooms and ensures proper
- Performs and documents vital signs, clinical care quality
measures and medical history information.
- Remains proficient and knowledgable regarding the use and
documentation requirements within information technology sstems
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
- Adheres to HIPAA privacy and security requirements.
- Orders clinical supplies to maintain inventory and to
facilitate smooth operations of the office.
Qualifications EXPERIENCE: - Excellent communication and
organizational skills.Knowledge of medical terminology.Familiarity
with medical office procedures.
EDUCATION & TRAINING: - HS Diploma or equivalent required. Medical
Assistant certification must be obtained within 6 months of
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: - Experience in physician office
or other healthcare setting perferred. BLS certification preferred.
Conditions of Employment 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.
Closing Statement 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.
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