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.
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
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
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
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.