Certified Medical Assistant

Employer
Drexel University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Drexel Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice provides expert primary and specialty healthcare for patients living with HIV regardless of their ability to pay. As we are excitedly growing and expanding our practice, we are seeking a person with a positive energetic attitude with the willingness to learn and grow, in the infectious disease specialty. We are looking for an individual who works well in a team environment and has a passion for providing optimal patient care.

Essential Functions

Working under the direct supervision of the practice’s clinical manager, employee will interact and care for patients seen in the clinic setting. Employee serves as a member of the care team and supports patient care delivery by performing relevant medical tasks including, but not limited to:
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Prepping and cleaning examine rooms
  • Phlebotomy
  • Preparing laboratory specimens; performing laboratory tests on the premises
  • Accurately recording patient information in accordance with EMR documentation guidelines
  • Performing EKGs and other minor diagnostics/treatments
  • Administering injections, vaccines, and routine immunizations
  • Assisting health care providers during examinations
  • Disposing of contaminated supplies
  • Prior authorizations for radiologic studies
  • Works in partnership with clinic team members to ensure patients healthcare needs are being met
  • Maintains patient privacy in accordance with HIPAA guidelines
  • Maintains medical supply inventory for clinic; keeps patient rooms stocked with supplies as appropriate; ensures expired products are disposed of properly
  • Quality control testing
  • Ability to communicate effectively with providers and others to resolve issues
  • Ability to demonstrate reliability and responsiveness to patients, families, and co-workers
  • All other duties as assigned by leader
Required Qualifications
  • Valid registration/certification as Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in the State of Pennsylvania or LPN
  • Strong phlebotomy/venipuncture skills a must
  • At least 1year recent experience in a clinical setting
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
Physical Demands
  • Typically standing, walking, bending
Location

Center City, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Non-exempt with a salary grade of H. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

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Advertised:Sep 6 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Dec 31 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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