Medical Practice Asst

Location US-NJ-Cherry Hill
Job ID
Technician or Technologist
Full Time
Department Name
CCA Psychiatry 1210 Brace Road

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.


Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.


Short Description

Briefly explain the job’s overall objective:

A nonexempt position responsible for the medical assistant care under the supervision of physicians, providers and/or registered nurse(s) in various ambulatory settings. Clinical direction, oversight and competency review is provided by medical providers and ambulatory professional development team in coordination with office management.


Greets patients and guests utilizing AIDET and provides excellent service experience.  Provides patient support and keeps informed of delays. Takes appropriate action including offering alternatives.   


Accurately and efficiently performs many administrative duties in various ambulatory settings, including but not limited to rooming functionality and documentation including but not limited to vitals, pain, reason for visit, review of medications, social, surgical, family, and medical history.  Completes work in the EMR in-baskets and telephone communication, Mychart messaging and documents in medical record.  Obtains reports, results, and medical records.  Completes insurance and/or disability forms, precertification and/or authorizations, point of care testing, transcribing orders, or order entry (protocol). May be assigned to assist with bump lists, wait lists and appropriate WQs/


May make appointments, including follow-up appointments for patients in a high customer service environment in an efficient and timely manner across the healthcare continuum including physician office visits, imaging, and lab post-visit and during patient outreach.


Performs and documents in a timely and efficient manner patient outreach and call backs for messages received in pool, MyChart messaging and confirmation calls.  May administer vaccines and documents appropriately and in accordance with established policies.


May collect specimens and handles per establish protocols including proper labeling and safety handling.  Assists physicians/providers with monitoring and reporting lab results.  File all reports, labs, radiology reports and miscellaneous correspondence in EMR and attaches results to appropriate orders.  May obtain prior authorization for medications, procedures, and testing.


Successfully communicates with multidisciplinary team members and patients upholding our Mission, Vision and Values and adhering to Code of Ethical conduct.  Maintains working knowledge of regulatory standards and is accountable to sustain these standards in daily operations.


















Experience Required

Minimum one year of recent experience working in a medical facility as a medical assistant and/or documented evidence of externship completed in a medical office.


Electrocardiogram (EKG), vital signs, venipuncture, capillary, and injection experience.


Epic experience preferred.


Excellent organizational, written/verbal communication and teamwork skills.


Demonstrated performance of excellent customer service skills.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

License/Certification Requirements

Graduate of a post-secondary medical assisting education program accredited by NJAC(13:35-6.4) approved certifying body AND current certification from a recognized certifying board approved by NJ Board of Medical Examiners. A complete and current listing is available in the Human Resource Department.

Current BLS/CPR certification through the American Heart Association. 


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