Bel Air, Maryland

What You Will Do:

At University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH), you will join a highly dedicated and supportive team that has been providing high quality care to the community of Harford County for over 100 years. We proudly serve our patients and our community with unwavering commitment and exceptional care. It’s our passion for people that motivates us to do great work every single day.

Consistently named among the top 100 Best Places to Work in Maryland, our team members have the opportunity to grow professionally in a supportive and stimulating environment.

 We are seeking new and experienced Medical Assistants to join our extraordinary team!

JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction, assists in clerical support functions, maintains departmental records and files, prepares documents and correspondence, organizes inventory of office supplies and forms, and designs forms, graphs, etc. Assists with chart documentation.  Assists with patient scheduling, registration and insurance verifications and obtaining authorization and/or referral for appointments.  The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistant with patient care, performing injections, procedures, and preparing room, clinics and equipment as necessary.

What You Need to Be Successful:


 MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Education & Training: High school diploma or equivalency required.  Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program and certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants required.  CPR required. Work Orientation & Experience: Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a medical office or related setting with computer experience; general knowledge of medical terminology; prior experience with insurance verification and scheduling required. EMR experience preferred.  Phlebotomy experience required. Skills & Abilities: Ability to: a) handle multiple tasks simultaneously; b) communicate effectively with patients, medical staff and team members; c) adapt hours of availability to variable and changing needs of the center; d) maintain confidentiality with patients and team member information; e) communicate effectively, orally and in writing; f) answer multi-line phones; and g) work independently and take initiative in achieving center’s goals.  Demonstrated skills in: a) computer literacy to include word processing, database and spreadsheets in Microsoft Office Professional software; b) customer service; c) attention to detail with follow-through; and d) strong organizational skills.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  See Job Description

Bel Air, Maryland

The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) delivers a special blend of clinical skill, innovation and caring in each area we serve.

We share the research and specialized care for which our teaching hospital is known with our member hospitals, health centers, doctors and care teams, all of which are focused on the people we serve.

Our 13 hospitals in Maryland provide care to Maryland residents, the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

Our top priority is serving the health of people throughout the state. Each of our hospitals has worked for years with many local groups and individuals to address their area's most urgent health needs. UMMS's philosophy is simple: "Healthy communities are empowered communities."

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