Medical Assistant – Delaware Valley Community Health – Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #8

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc. (DVCH) is a federally-qualified, not-for-profit, community-focused health care organization dedicated to providing the highest quality, affordable, and accessible primary medical, dental and behavioral health care to our patients regardless of their ability to pay in North Philadelphia, Norristown and Delaware County areas.

Our mission is fulfilled by exceptionally dedicated and qualified professional and support staff of various backgrounds and cultures. We are a mission driven organization providing the highest quality care to all members of the communities we serve.

Duties include both administrative and clinical responsibilities such as greeting patients, checking patients in/out, scheduling appointments, handling high call volume, assisting with procedures, performing phlebotomy, and other basic medical assistant duties as requested by the Providers, Team Leaders, or Health Center Manager.


  • Register new patients and prepare the patient chart
  • Checks patients into their appointments
  • Call patients to remind them of their appointments the next day
  • Checks vital signs, takes chief complaints, properly and correctly documents in the patient’s electronic health record, and prepares patient to see provider
  • Participates in patient care teams and applicable meetings
  • Completes patient referrals
  • Administers Immunizations
  • Calls in prescriptions to local pharmacies with the authorization of the provider
  • Takes medical history on the patient
  • Draws blood when requested
  • Performs blood sugar tests when necessary
  • Assists with exams, treatments, and obtaining reports from other medical providers as needed
  • Orders and maintains supplies and equipment in examination rooms
  • Completes other duties as requested by the Provider, Team Leader, or Health Center Manager


  • High School Diploma or GED REQUIRED
  • Completion from an accredited Medical Assistant Program REQUIRED
  • Experience in a medical office setting PREFERRED
  • Bilingual in Spanish PREFERRED

DVCH is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ+ employer. For more information about DVCH and its services, visit us online at

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