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Medical Assistant, Quakertown Family
Full Time, Days / Evenings - Mon 9am-5:30pm, Tues 8:30am-5pm, Wed 11:30am-8pm, Thurs 9am-5:30pm & Fri 8:30am-5pm
Quakertown, PA 18951

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

Grand View Health is looking for a Medical Assistant to join our primary care office and become a valued member of our team.

With a network of medical practices throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties, Grand View Health functions as an extended family of healthcare advocates who take pride in knowing that we aren't just making a living; we're leading our community to a healthier future.

Candidate must have good communication skills and the desire to make a positive impact on the lives of patients. Must have the ability to multitask, take initiative to complete job duties in a timely manner, and be responsible.

Medical Assistants perform routine clinical and administrative tasks to keep the office of physicians and other health practitioners running efficiently.

Job Duties Include:
  • Assisting clinicians during examinations and other patient-related duties to ensure the safety and well-being of patients in the practice.
  • Interviewing patients in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Taking accurate vital signs that include, but are not limited to, temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressures, height and weight. Must be able to enter efficiently into the computer system.
  • Performing tests, such as EKGs, PFTs, audio tests and vision tests, and must set up any other tests requested by the physician.
  • Communicating test results to the patient under the direction of the provider, as well as answering questions that the patient may have.
  • Giving injections and performing venipuncture as needed.
  • Spinning blood samples and completing lab paperwork as needed.
  • Engaging, promoting self-care and providing encouragement to the patient.
  • Preparing the patient chart prior to the visit, which includes ensuring that all test results, hospital records and consult letters are in the record. Identifying any quality gaps and flagging them for the provider.
  • Assisting in the collection of clinical data for performance improvement purposes.
  • Responsible for keeping accurate, up-to-date record of supplies on hand.
  • Screening and redirecting telephone calls and walk-in visitors. Coordinating scheduling of appointments.
  • Performing CLIA-waived quality controls as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma/GED and over 1 to 3 years of experience as a Medical Assistant or other healthcare professional meeting core competencies of the Medical Assistant profession (vital signs, EKGs, history and medication reconciliation) in a healthcare environment required.
  • Vocational diploma, Certified or Registered Medical Assistant and no office experience/healthcare experience preferred; or vocational diploma, Certified or Registered Medical Assistant, and over 1 to 3 years of office experience/healthcare experience preferred.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to make quality, independent decisions.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Service-oriented.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions.
  • Self-directed.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities.
  • Possesses familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.


LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Medical Assistant upon hire preferred.
  • Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) upon hire preferred.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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