Reading Hospital
Certified Medical Assistant - Children's Health Center
At a glance
Location: US-PA-West Reading Map
Posted: 03/23/2021
Closing: 04/22/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description
Overview

Medical Assistants at the Children's Health Center (CHC) have both patient care and clerical responsibilities. The CHC is involved in the community, offers centering parenting and provides support for literacy, breastfeeding, depression, autism and more. The Children's Health Center also offers a neonatal development clinic where Medical Assistants have the opportunity to assist the Neonatologist. The CHC's Medical Assistants work very closely as a team and through our PREP program, MAs have the opportunity for career advancement.

Responsibilities

Responsible for rooming patients, patient care needs during visits, check-in/registration at front desk, check-out, etc.
Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information in patients' charts.
Also involved in department projects such as the CHC's certification journey, point of care testing, etc.

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Qualifications

Education:
  • Graduation from an accredited post-secondary Medical Assistant program recognized by United States Department of Education (USDE) or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)


Certifications:

Current Medical Assistant Certification awarded through:
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  • The American Medical Technologists (AMT)
  • The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or the National Healthcare Association (NHA)
  • BLS Certification

*Bilingual: English/Spanish - Strongly Preferred
Certified Medical Assistant - Children's Health Center