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Temple University Sr. Medical Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 20001852DescriptionReporting to the Director of Health Services Operations in the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM), the Senior Medical Assistant coordinates the clinical support functions of care module(s) and provides support for the delivery of care to patients of the Foot and Ankle Institute, Ambulatory Surgical Center, Temple Total Therapy and associated satellite practices. Tasks include Medical Assistant workflow coordination, collaboration with clinical faculty to anticipate patient needs and minimize patient cycle times, taking patients vital signs, weight, documenting health history and related medical information in patients' electronic health records; communicating with patients and other healthcare providers by telephone and other secure media; administering injections, ordering and scheduling laboratory tests and managing related specimens; scheduling patients' appointments and surgical procedures, registering and discharging patients; accepting payments for services and products; completing documents related to physician referrals, prescriptions and diagnostic testing; ordering, receiving and securing diagnostic imaging, medical and surgical supplies; ensuring that exam rooms are prepared for patient care; performing quality control testing as required; sterilizing instruments; creating and maintains logs. Performs other duties as assigned.Required Education and Experience:Current certification (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and at leastthree (3) years related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.Required Skills and Abilities:* Demonstrated familiarity with medical terminology.* Must possess effective and professional communication and organizational skills.* Demonstrated ability to maintain positive interactions with the patients, their families and associated medical professionals in a respectful and courteous manner.* Must be self-motivated and able to adapt to change and work under stressful circumstances.* Demonstrated proficiency in the operations of clinical equipment.This position requires Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service.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.To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu.Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-security-reportYou may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.Primary Location:Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Podiatry Campus-148 N. 8th StJob:StaffSchedule:Full-timeShift:Day JobEmployee Status:RegularTemple 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.