Medical Assistant | Perioperative Evaluation and P

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a Perioperative Evaluation and Treatment Services (POETS) Medical Assistant. The POETS team receives patient referrals from physicians and perioperative risk screening. The goal is to mitigate co-morbidities to position the patient in the best physical condition for surgery; decreasing post-operative complications and improving both outcomes and patient experience! Come be a part of this exciting work!


The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting physicians in the examination and treatment of patients with virtual and on-site appointments; and to deliver quality patient care while performing clerical duties within the office. The successful candidate will work Monday through Friday 08-1630, with the possibility of extending hours into the evening and Saturday in the future. No holiday or weekend hours required at this time.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Greet and support patients virtually or on-site

Professionally perform point of care testing, EKG's, etc

Prepare exam/treatment rooms and ensure EMR is accurate and up to date

Responsible for patient call backs



Qualified applicants will possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent; as well as graduation from a recognized Medical Office Assistant Program or hold current MA Certification by a national organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute.


ChristianaCare Offers:

Excellent benefit package; medical/dental/vision are all immediately available upon the first day of orientation.

403(b) and additional program to support retirement planning.

Promote & recognize professional development


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EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.


Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 879342

Posted On: Dec 02, 2021

Updated On: Dec 29, 2021