Medical Assistant (Administrative Focus)

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 21, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time

Medical Assistant (Administrative Focus)

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Medical Assistant (Administrative Focus) position at the Philadelphia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

The purpose of the Medical Assistant position in the SRMR is to provide support to the Supervisor with the increase of students in the past few years, the new electronic medical records and E value system (EMR) and scheduling for students, Interns and Residents as they need services or updates on PCOM/Rotation requirements; this has increased the clerical and clinical responsible in the department. The support with PPD’S and masks fitting session with, D.O., Psychology and Bio-Med and Forensic students, when Supervisor is on vacation, or out sick to provide concise coverage and service to department, students, Interns and Residents along with 24/7 on call services for our work injury program for all 3 campuses.

The medical assistant is primary responsible to enhance the overall efficiency of the SWC by assisting the SRMR/Data entry and tracking of students incomplete files with 90% (EMR) and 10%clinical services. Medical Assistant will help provide proper patient flow (with Limits) to rest of the team and office, mandatory projects, PPD, mask fitting session for students and employees.

Must have Excellent Customers Service Skills, data entry, Clerical duties and clinical.

Fiscal Responsibility:

1. Cross-training as a medical receptionist/registrar. Must have knowledge of medical term ology, EMR system, procedures and accurately gather this information from patients. EMR (system) or willing to learn,Word, excel, banner, Microsoft office access, Microsoft office publisher, Adobe reader and g-mail.

2. Accurately collects patient’s payments and co-pays as needed.

3. Assists with care and maintenance of medical equipment to maintain its useful life.

Student and Employee Interaction:

1. This position requires intense interaction with physicians, medical students, patients, employee’s and other medical personnel.

2. Must be able to work well with co-workers within the organization. Excellent computer skills are necessary to work with fellow employees and SWC.

3. Excellent communication skills are necessary to work with students, physicians and staff to provide efficient patient care while maintaining patient flow.

Practice standards interpretation:

1. Performs duties as defined in practice standards established by PCOM.

2. Encouraged to provide feedback relating to office procedure to enhance overall efficiency of the office of SWC.

3. Maintains confidentiality of patient information according to PCOM Policy & Procedures practice and SWC standards.

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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