Certified Medical Assistant - Admin Staff Dept
Tower Health

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Job Summary

Certified Medical Assistant/Outpatient Service Coordinator

This is a float position that will help provide assistance and coverage at our Outpatient Clinics at the Hospital and travel to our Satellite departments (Yardley, Bucks, Northeast, Abington and Washington Township)

  • Daily interaction with patients/families, team members and providers.
  • Knowledge/experience with Electronic Patient Management and Electronic Health Records.
  • Assist Providers with health visits according to the American Academy of Pediatrics' guidelines.
  • Administers immunizations in accordance with National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, Philadelphia Department of Health and Center for Disease Control guidelines.
  • Reports out of normal range vital signs, hearing/vision screenings, growth/development and objective or subjective patient data immediately to the provider.
  • Obtain, describe and document patient's history and condition in clear and concise terms using proper spelling, grammar and medical terms.
  • Completion of Provider orders (e.g. immunizations, lab requests, respiratory treatments etc.) with accuracy.
  • Proficient in preparation of Quest, LabCorp, KIDS Registry and/or facility laboratory request forms/systems.
  • Inputs all correct patient demographic information, test requested, diagnostic codes and test codes.
  • Performs respiratory treatments as ordered and under the direction of the provider.
  • Performs daily/weekly and monthly assignments as per departmental policy/procedure.
  • Acts as a liaison in emergency situations.
  • Specific proficiencies in other systems as determined by department.
  • During downtime, assist other Practice Plan departments as assigned by Administrative Coordinator, Practice Manager, Director of Operations and/or Section Chief.


  • Education Requirements
    • High School Diploma or equivalent or Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program
    • Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required upon hire or within 1 month with onsite training and certification.
    • Relevant Experience
Required Skills
    • Computer Skills to include use and navigation
    • Excellent Communications Skills
    • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
    • Excellent Teamwork Skills
    • Multitasking
Preferred Skills
    • Two (2) or three (3) years of experience working in a medical office
    • Pediatric experience preferred

About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.

About the Organization

Tower Health, a regional healthcare system, serves communities across multiple counties in Pennsylvania. Its network includes Reading Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital, Pottstown Hospital, and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (in partnership with Drexel University). Committed to academic medicine and training, Tower Health offers various programs, including residency and fellowship programs, the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health, and the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences. Additionally, the system provides a wide range of healthcare services, such as Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing, home healthcare via Tower Health at Home, TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response, Tower Health Medical Group, Tower Health Providers (a clinically integrated network), and Tower Health Urgent Care facilities across its service area.

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