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Medical Assistant Lead--Signature OB/GYN

Requisition #: 189742
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Columbia, MD 21044
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: July 29, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Under the clinical direction of the physician, the Medical Assistant Lead in the ambulatory practice functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary health care team in providing the highest quality of care to the patient. Additionally, the Lead assists in scheduling activities of medical assistants and with monitoring compliance with department policies and procedures.


Medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, infection control, diagnostic testing and specimen collection procedures. Ability to learn and use a computer based patient appointment scheduling and registration system in addition to an electronic medical record system.


High School degree or GED equivalent required. Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Training Program and/or successful completion of the Medical Assistant Certification Exam. Five or more years of specific applicable primary medical care MA experience may be substituted for formal training providing eligibility for Medical Assistant certification exam.

Work Experience:

Five years’ experience in a medical practice setting is required.


Day, Full time (40 hours)

8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Work Location:


Required Licensure, Certification:

Certified Medical Assistant required or successful completion of the CMA, RMA, NCMA or NRCMA, Medical Assistant Certification exam within 3 months of hire. Valid CPR certification required upon hire. Recertification required every two years.

Working Conditions:

Works in a typical ambulatory care environment where there are limited physical discomforts due to temperature, dust, noise, lighting, etc.

Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials and pharmacological agents with little likelihood of harm if established health precautions are followed.

Work requires ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time.

Requires ability to move and transport patients with assistance.

Overtime and use of staff sharing at other work locations may be required.

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Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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