Senior Medical Assistant - Supportive and Palliative Care

Job Requisition #: JR55633

End Date: 6/18/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing)

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you passionate about serving our patients with Love and Excellence? If so, consider applying for this position at ChristianaCare!

Supportive and Palliative Care is a specialty that cares for patients with chronic medical issues that affect quality of life. Our outpatient program consists of multiple locations across ChristianaCare including an office at Helen Graham Cancer Center, Wilmington Hospital and clinics embedded within other specialties. We are looking to add additional caregivers to our team that desire to work with patients and their families to support them through serious illnesses while engaging in a very strong team dynamic.

This position is responsible for delivering and maintaining quality patient care. Assist providers in the examination and treatment of patients. To operate as a team leader and mentor of staff in the practice to facilitate functions and duties.

Key Duties:

  • Rooms patients to include taking and recording patient Vitals.

  • Check patients in and perform virtual intake for Virtual/Video visits when providers are working remotely.

  • Performs point of care testing, injections, medication administration and EKGs as per practice needs.

  • Assist clinician with check in/examinations/procedures

Benefits of working at ChristianaCare

  • Work in a role that directly impacts the lives of our patients, staff & community!

  • Generous PTO, Competitive Pay & Robust Benefits Package.

  • 403B company match and Tuition Reimbursement

  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent

  • A graduate of a recognized Medical Office Assistant Program or Hold current Medical Assistant Certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

  • 2 years' experience as a Medical Assistant is required; 3 years' experience is preferred

About ChristianaCare

ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest health systems, ranking as the 24th leading hospital in the nation and 15th on the East Coast in admissions. Featuring two hospitals with 1,100 beds, ChristianaCare is a not for profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services.

ChristianaCare was recognized as one of "America's 100 Best Hospitals" by Health grades, selected as one of the Most Wired Hospitals in the US by the American Hospital Association, and ranked by US News & World Report as the #3 'Best Hospital' in the Philadelphia region out of more than 90 hospitals.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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