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Medical Assistant I (Full Time / Day) - BuxMont Primary Care

Company: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia
Location: Levittown
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:



Responsibilities - $1,000 New Hire Bonus, $500 Employee Referral Bonus



PRIMARY FUNCTION:


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 as needed.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



  • 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 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 patients.
  • 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 hire.



    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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


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      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.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia, Levittown , Medical Assistant I (Full Time / Day) - BuxMont Primary Care, Other , Levittown, Pennsylvania

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