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Lehigh Valley Health Network Medical Assistant in Allentown, Pennsylvania

LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL * Risk Assessment Program1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PANewly Created PositionFull Time 40 hours, Day Shift, M-F 8:00a - 4:30pPosted 01/05/2021Req # 22295Union: N/AImagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.LVHN has been ranked among the andquot;Best Hospitalsandquot; by U.S. News and World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.Job Summary:Functions as part of the clinical team providing clinical care under the direction of an LPN, RN, or provider. Assists with administrative, clinical, and clerical duties which could include taking a patient's history and personal information, scheduling appointments, responding to patient communications, and rooming patients.Education - Required:Specialized Diploma as a Medical AssistantEducation - Preferred:Associate's Degree from a Medical Assistant ProgramExperience - Preferred:1 year recent experience in a Physician office practice settingKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:Ability to accept and adapt to constant change within a healthcare setting.Ability to take initiative and function independently as well as collaboratively.Excellent computer skills including EMR, word processing, and Excel.Licensure - Required:BCLS - Basic Life Support within 30 DaysLicensure - Preferred:Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)-American Medical Technologists orHealth Services\Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)-AAMA orHealth Services\National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA)-NCTTInfluenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.