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Medical Assistant

Chester, Pennsylvania
Job Type
19 May 2023
About Us

ChesPenn is a network of community health centers spanning Chester and Delaware Counties. Our mission is to provide quality, integrated, and culturally sensitive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare to adults and children regardless of their income, insurance status, or ability to pay.

Simply put, our goal is to provide a healthcare home for every person living in the communities we serve. Be part of our mission to care for your community. This is a job that will love you back!

Position Summary

ChesPenn Health Services is seeking a patient-focused Medical Assistant to assist with patient care at our community health center in Chester, PA. The Center for Family Health at Eastside is a busy primary care practice that includes primary adult care, pediatrics, and women's health. The Medical Assistant assist providers by rooming patients, taking vitals, administering injections, performing phlebotomy, and assisting in procedures.


Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program
Current Basic Life Support or CPR certification
Prior experience as a Medical Assistant preferred
Current COVID-19 and flu vaccination required

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
Demonstrated ability to take patient history and vitals
Demonstrated ability to perform venipuncture and laboratory tests
Demonstrated ability to administer vaccinations
Familiarity with primary care health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
Understanding of confidentiality obligations and best practices
Excellent knowledge of medical terminology
Good knowledge of MS Office and data entry
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Compassionate and able to handle stress

What You'll Do

Prepare patients for the providers by obtaining and documenting medical history, vital signs, growth parameters, and reason for patient visit.
Assist with examination and treatments.
Administer injections.
Performance of visual and auditory examination.
Performs diagnostic laboratory procedures.
Performs venipuncture and laboratory tests.
Maintains documentation related to patient care.
Models ChesPenn's commitment to an outstanding patient experience at all times.
Exhibits exemplary teamwork in support of co-workers.
Limited evening and weekend hours are required.

What We Offer

ChesPenn offers generous benefits, including:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance
401a retirement account, funded by ChesPenn
Life insurance
Generous vacation, sick, and personal leave
Tuition reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program

ChesPenn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Because employees work with families and children and due to the sensitive nature of patient medical information, we require all applicants who receive and accept employment offers to complete child abuse and criminal background checks before being hired.

ChesPenn uses a web-based application portal and emailing system to correspond with applicants. Please be sure to add to your contact list to ensure delivery of all correspondence from us.
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  • Job Reference: 1010173524-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: ChesPenn Health Services
  • Location: Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent