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Medical Assistant- Voorhees, NJ

Req ID: 21491

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Clinical Support Associate (CSA) performs delegated clinical and administrative duties in a medical support role within their scope of practice and consistent with their education, training, and experience.  This position does not permit the administration of any medications.

Job Responsibilities

Clinical Duties:

Facilitates the provision of care to patients and families by accurately documenting clinical information  in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) according to National Patient Safety Goals and the CHOP Departmental Policies

Performs the following duties according to CHOP Policy and Procedures, including but not limited to:

  • Uses an age appropriate approach  along with CHOP’s Policy and Procedures in obtaining physical measurement which includes heights, weights, blood pressure, head circumference, temperatures, pulse, respiratory rate; reports abnormal findings to provider and/or nursing staff, and documents findings accurately in the EHR;
  • Accurately collects and records patient medications, allergies, pain screening  and smoking screening questions according to CHOP Policy;
  • Performs basic laboratory tests on the premises within Point of Care Testing (POCT) standards, maintains refrigerator and QC logs as appropriate;
  • Assists with the collection of and prepares laboratory specimens according to health system standards;
  • Utilizes infection prevention and control procedures according to health system policies;
  • Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments according to department needs and according to CHOP’s High Level Disinfection (HLD) Policy and Procedures;
  • Ensures patient exam rooms are well stocked and organized;
  • Assists nursing and/or provider staff with diagnostic or therapeutic procedures including positioning holding, and comforting patients.

Works with Charge Nurse or Administrative Staff in order to maintain efficient patient and schedule flow;

Maintains patient areas while assuring compliance standards set forth by regulatory agencies;

Manages supplies and equipment in a fiscally responsible manner;

Recognizes and respects cultural diversity while being sensitive to the individual’s ability to communicate;

Prioritizes and performs multiple tasks, is self-directed in the work area and seeks out and performs meaningful work during patient downtime;

Floats to other areas as needed

Weekend and evening work schedule may be required based on the practice/business needs.

 

Clerical Duties:

Performs assigned clerical duties including but not limited to answering telephones, chart preparation, filing, confirming patient appointments.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

CPR (90 days)

BLS (90 Days)

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School/GED. Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program.

 

Required Experience: One (1) year of related work experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: One (1) year of work experience in medical office setting.

                                                                                                                     

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: AAMA Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or American Medical Technologist/Registered Medical Assistant (RMA).

Additional Technical Requirements

  • ·Computer skills that demonstrate health care informatics competency in order to manage patient care, data outcomes, and current and emerging health care technology.

  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff and the public

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

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