Geisinger Health System Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in LEWISBURG, Pennsylvania
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JOB TITLE: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
LOCATION: Lewisburg CPS
DEPARTMENT: Family Practice
WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Provides direct patient care and clinical support for physicians and other providers in the outpatient setting. Functions as an integral member of the health care team under the direction of the provider. Performs clinical duties such as preparing patients, collecting and reviewing pertinent information, performing technical duties, documenting using the electronic medical record, and supporting a safe environment for patients.
Provides administrative and clerical support for the clinic/department including patient scheduling, filing reports, and following up on documentation, phone calls, and billing inquiries.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger in its efforts to provide quality patient care and an exceptional patient experience.
Works under the general supervision of the site lead for daily operational issues. Works under the supervision of the provider in providing patient care.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates the ability to accurately prioritize clinical and clerical tasks.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, willingness to accept continuing education to broaden skills, good clinical skills to work effectively with patients' families and physicians.
Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team of environment to be flexible, and maintain confidentiality.
Pharmacology knowledge preferred.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED required.
Graduate of an accredited 1-year certificate or 2-year diploma Medical Assistant program required.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assist (RMA) required.
Certified by one of the listed governing associations required: NHA, AMT, or AAMA.
Certification of Basic Life Support (CPR) required within 3 months of hire.
Minimum of one year of experience in a clinical health care setting preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.