Medical Assistant


: $216,800.00 - $216,800.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

**JOB DESCRIPTION:** Medical Assistant **LOCATION:** Lewistown **DEPARTMENT:** Ophthalmology **WORK SCHEDULE:** Days **WORK TYPE:** Full Time (0.875) *****JOINING INCENTIVE AVAILABLE FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS***** **JOB SUMMARY:** Assists nursing and medical staff in the administration of patient care in assigned clinic area; assists with patient examinations, procedures, diagnostic studies, treatments, and dressings; meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. Works under the supervision of a Lead Clinic Nurse and Operations Manager. **COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:** Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively, perform arithmetic calculations, and follow instructions when given. Demonstrates strong organizational skills, good interpersonal skills, and a high regard for confidentiality. Demonstrates flexibility, tact and the ability to perform both independently and as a team member are needed. **EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:** Requires completion of a training program as a medical/nursing assistant. Previous clinic experience as a nursing assistant/clinic technician/medical assistant preferred. **WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:** Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. **_T_** **_he specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job._** **OUR PURPOSE & VALUES:** Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. **KINDNESS:** We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. **EXCELLENCE:** We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. **LEARNING:** We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. **INNOVATION** : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. **GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC),** located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children's Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region's only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women's health (in the Women's Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus. **ABOUT GEISINGER:** Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit , or connect with us on Facebook at , Instagram at , LinkedIn at and Twitter at . ** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. *Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
Associated topics: bilingual, clinic, family medicine physician, hospitalist, nocturnist, outpatient, physician md, practitioner, primary care, provider * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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