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Medical Assistant Student-FT- Central Region: Paid Training Program

Company: Geisinger
Location: Allenwood
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Medical Assistant Student-FT- Central Region: Paid Training Program
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Full time
Department: Ambulatory Nursing Professional Development Team
Date Posted: 06/28/2024
Job ID: R-64250
Job SummaryWe are proud to offer this entry level job and educational opportunity to anyone with a high school diploma or GED looking to become a Medical Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant. Over 6 weeks you will learn full-time in classroom an patient care settings and prepare for you Certified Medical Assistant exam. The 6 week program has daytime hours, 8am-4:30pm. Upon completion we will help place you in a CMA role at Geisinger.
Job DutiesThe CMA Pathway is a comprehensive training program where paid student medical assistants will learn to perform the skills and job responsibilities of a certified medical assistant in both adult and pediatric settings. Training occurs through didactic (classroom) and clinical rotations covering the skills, job responsibilities, and procedures that certified medical assistants must perform, as well as the roles that certified medical assistants play in the healthcare setting. They will gain the knowledge and skills to successfully function as a certified medical assistant in the outpatient setting.

  • Train to perform basic patient care duties such as taking vital signs, weights, assisting patient with ambulation, dressing, and undressing for examination, as directed by the provider and clinical supervisor.
  • Train to administer medications per scope of practice based on clinic location and type (HOP or DO)
  • Train to assist provider in setting up for and conducting minor procedures, gathering supplies and equipment, applying aseptic dressings, opening supplies, etc.
  • Train to obtain and accurately documents patient information using the rooming tool within the electronic medical record.
  • -Train to complete data gathering including but not limited to medical, surgical, family histories, and medication review.
  • Train to accompany providers and care team members during patient examinations and assists as directed.
  • Train to provide support and assistance to patients as needed.
  • Train to reinforce patient instructions to enhance patient understanding and adherence to treatment, and plan of care.
  • Train to collect and prepare lab specimens, and complete associated paperwork, forms, and documentation to expedite laboratory studies with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Train to clean and prepare exam rooms between patients.
  • Train to perform high level disinfection or sterilization per policy and procedure.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position DetailsClasses will be held in Danville.6 -week accelerated CMA Certification Training program at no cost to you! Work Schedule:
    • Hours: 8am-4:30pm
    • Will need to travel for clinical rotations.Benefits of working for Geisinger: -Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one - Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for out-of-area employees and dependents - Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) and a health savings account (HSA) - Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage - 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions - Generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time quickly - Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year - MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health while earning a financial incentive - Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones - Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care; Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more - Voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity insurance, identity theft protection, universal life and pet and legal insurance
      EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
      Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and 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. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , Medical Assistant Student-FT- Central Region: Paid Training Program, Healthcare , Allenwood, Pennsylvania

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