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Medical Assistant / Administrative Assistant star

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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

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Administrative - Church/Ministry - Health Care - Missions/Domestic - Missions/Int.
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The role as Medical Assistant / Administrative Assistant at ABWE is two-fold. First, theMedical Assistant / Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the International Healthcare Ministry (IHM) team. Second, as an integral part of the missionary medical team, the Medical Assistant / Administrative Assistant provides clinical support for missionary healthcare, short-term mission teams, and IHM mobilization efforts.

This is a full-time position located at ABWE Headquarters in Harrisburg, PA. Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 5:00PM. This position includes benefits.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent administrative skill-set, strong computer skills including intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite, experience as a CMA (or similar) and knowledge of basic clinical procedures and medical terminology. This individual will also view their role as a ministry to the Lord, ABWE guests, missionaries, and staff. A high school diploma or GED and a CMA certification (or similar) is required. It is also required that the individual have at least one or two years of experience as a Certified Medical Assistant (or similar) and a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Education:  Must have high school diploma or GED, and:
•    CMA (AAMA or AMT) (from an accredited medical assisting program and certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) OR Registered as a Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists (AMT)  (preferred) OR SIMILAR
Minimum Prior Experience Required:  At least one to two years of experience in Medical Office (preferred) or Licensed field.
Certification/Licensure Required:  Basic Life Support (BLS)

Christian Life:
ABWE is a Christian organization, and it is necessary that employees possess and maintain a lifestyle that is above reproach.

All ABWE employees must:
1.    Be a Christian and have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
2.    Be a current and active member and/or regular attendee of a like-minded local church that aligns doctrinally with ABWE.
3.    Be able to fully support ABWE's mission, vision, core values, doctrinal statement, and ministry philosophy.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations, including long periods of time sitting at a desk. The work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time and stand for up to 30 minutes at a time while assisting healthcare providers; talk and hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, writing, using a stethoscope. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a moderate to high noise level. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Updated January 2016






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Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (www.abwe.org) -


ABWE is an unaffiliated, independent Baptist missions agency providing like-minded churches with vital services to expedite their Great Commission Ministry. We serve local churches by providing administrative oversight and training for the missionaries that they recommend to us. This includes member care, financial coordination, team building, professional training and general administration.


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