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Temple University Medical Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Vaux Community Health Center has an exciting and unique opportunity for an experienced and motivated Medical Assistant in a nurse-managed community health center. The center will serve residents of the Sharswood/Blumberg neighborhood in North Philadelphia..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Reporting to the Nurse Manager of Vaux Community Health Center, the Medical Assistant is an integral member of the clinical team, supporting the delivery of quality care to the community. Responsibilities include: greeting and preparing patients and families to be seen by the nurse providers, administering vaccines, obtaining vital signs, preparing and drawing lab specimens, documenting health history and related information in patients electronic medical records, communicating with patients and other healthcare providers by telephone and other social media, rescheduling patient appointments and procedures, registering and discharging patients, accepting payments for services, performs other duties as assigned..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Required Education .and.amp; Experience:.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; High School diploma or equivalent and current Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential, two years experience in primary care practice preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Required Skills .and.amp; Abilities:.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; *Must be organized, detail oriented and able to complete tasks in a timely manner..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; *Must have a strong customer service orientation and the ability to interact with professionalism and tact under stress..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; *Experience using various practice management electronic health record programs and ability to adapt to new technology..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; *Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with diverse populations..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; The Vaux Community Health Center is part of Temple University.and.#39;s College of Public Health..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; This position requires a background check..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at.and.nbsp; company.and.#39;s website.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Temple University.and.#39;s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at:.and.nbsp; company.and.#39;s website.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple Universitys Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900..and.nbsp;Employer.and.#39;s Job# 19004441Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.