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Certified Medical Asst - Bucks County Specialty Care Center

Bucks County, PA, US, 18914

Location: LOC_BUCKS_CT-Bucks County Specialty Care 

Req ID: 98819

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

About Us

We’re seeking breakthrough makers! Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was built on the belief that we can change lives. Today, in every role throughout our hospital, research institute and care network, the 22,000 members of our workforce are finding new ways – big and small – to make a difference for the patients and families we serve.

If you are ready to challenge yourself, be inspired and grow – no matter what your role – you just may be the kind of breakthrough maker who will thrive at CHOP.

Job Summary

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Specialty Care & Surgery Center in Bucks County, PA, offers a wide range of pediatric outpatient specialty medical and surgical services, as well as ancillary testing to families in Bucks and eastern Montgomery counties. All care is provided by physicians who are members of the Hospital's attending physician staff. Performs routine delegated clinical patient care supportive duties in the health system medical practice. Assists medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensures efficient office operations. Must be willing to rotate if needed to other Care Network sites within the designated cluster.

Job Responsibilities

  • Greet patients, answer telephones, and provides customer service to the patients. Provides administrative support; Updates and files patient medical records, schedules appointments, arranges for laboratory services, and performs other administrative duties as directed.
  • Records vital signs and pain screens. Notifies the registered nurse or physician when vital signs or pain screen are out of range. Identify patients in distress and notify appropriate care team.
  • Prepares patients for exams and procedures effectively. Explains basic treatment procedures to patients according to policy. Assists physician during examination and procedures. Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and phlebotomy according to health system standards. Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises within POCT standards, maintains refrigerator and QC logs. 
  • Prepares, administers and documents medications and immunizations as ordered by provider.
  • Performs other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician consistent with the CMAs education, training, scope of practice and experience and within state medical practice.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

AAMA (CMA), American Medical Technologist (RMA), National Center for Competency: National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA), or National Allied Health Test Registry: Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA)
or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Certification in CPR within 90 days of placement into position

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: 

  • High School/GED. 
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: One year of healthcare-related work experience.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Knowledge of exam, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to read, understand and respond to detailed oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to react and communicate clearly, calmly and effectively.
  • Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed. 
  • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.

To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19. This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates.

CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons.

Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.

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