Medical Assistant - Employee Health & Safety

Ephrata, PA | Nursing Support | Tracking Code: 65966

This position requires travel between two locations

2 Days at  Ephrata Community Hospital and 3 Days at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon 


This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus incentive. Please click here for more information.


Job Description:


Under the general supervision of licensed healthcare professionals, provides safe, therapeutic and efficient care and services to patients of Employee Health and Safety Department.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Assists with completing New Hire Assessments, including phlebotomy, height/weight, substance abuse test collection, checking vital signs, fit testing, reviewing paperwork for completeness, and provides education on safety, ergonomics, and wellness.
  2. Manages specimens and tests and ensure proper ordering, labeling, tracking and data entry of results.
  3. Triages phone calls – routing to RN when medical advice is needed. Does not provide medical advice or decision making. Assists with front desk coverage including scheduling, checking in patients, preparation of paperwork, etc. Retrieving medical records when indicated following HIPAA requirements.
  4. Responsible for medical supply inventory and ordering. Requisitions equipment, maintenance and repair services, and prepares related forms. Receives supplies checking for accuracy compared to ordering. Reviews monthly general ledgers from Lawson and Pharmacy to ensure accuracy of billing.
  5. Proficient in use of electronic health record used in Employee Health department.
  6. Manages and reviews the employee transfer list to ensure employees are provided information about additional surveillance requirements needed.
  7. Assists with preparation of reports, collecting data, setting up classes and preparing resources.
  8. Assists RN team with following protocols for surveillance, substance abuse testing, new hire testing and post exposure work up including contact and reminders for follow-up and assistance with obtaining lab draws when ordered.
  9. Assists EH&S clinical team with Fit Testing and Safe Lifting programs.
  10. Assists clinician in scheduling appointments for employees for consults and outside provider visits.



  • 2 years Clinical/Medical Assistant experience 
  • Proven Phlebotomy experience 
  • High School or G.E.D.
  • 3 - 6 months in occupational health office, urgent care or other relevant experiences
  • Associate’s degree (Preferred) 
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant by an accredited certifying body or Licensed by State (REQUIRED)
  • Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant program from an accredited school
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)