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Medical Assistant 1, 2, or 3 Adult Health - Marietta

Cobb County

Listing Summary

Exceptional Benefits Include:

  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • 3 Weeks Annual Leave
  • 3 Weeks Sick Leave
  • Flexibility within or core working hours of M- F 8 am – 5 pm
  • Hybrid teleworking options for eligible positions
  • Employer 401K match
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Employee Education Reimbursement
  • Payroll Deductible Health Benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Worksite Wellness Activities
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Opportunities for Advancement

Purpose of the Position: Under direct supervision, performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of the supervising Registered Nurse.  Handles front office duties which include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing and coding for insurance purposes.  Assists in the clinic by taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination and drawing blood.  Adheres to HIPAA regulations. This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas Counties.


Essential functions include (but are not limited to):

• Records patients’ medical history, vital statistics, and information such as test results in medical records.

• Performs front office duties which include patient intake, screening, taking payments, answering telephones, and scheduling appointments.

• Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.


External candidates: will be hired as a MA 1 OR MA 2; based on education and/or experience    

Internal candidates: are eligible for a lateral transfer as a MA 2 or MA 3; must be currently working as a Medical Assistant


MA 1 Minimum Qualifications: Vocational/Technical degree in medical assisting from an accredited college OR high school diploma or GED AND One year of experience.   $33,631 Annually/Pay Grade E


MA 2 Minimum Qualifications: Vocational/Technical degree in medical assisting from an accredited college AND One year of experience OR high school diploma or GED AND Two years of experience.   $37,108 Annually/Pay Grade F


Internal Only: MA 3 Minimum Qualifications: Vocational/Technical degree in medical assisting from an accredited college AND Two years of experience OR high school diploma or GED AND Three years of experience.  $40,344 Annually/Pay Grade G


Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in the specific program area of the position is a plus. Knowledge and usage of computers and Windows software-related programs. Medical experience, patient registration, and customer service experience.  Medical Assisting Certificate.  Bilingual.


Work Conditions & Physical Demands: Position does not require excessive physical exertion but is not a sedentary position. Requires occasional lifting of less than 50 pounds, walking to/from workstation and other clinical areas.


Applications Accepted: January 8, 2024 – February 8, 2024



Cobb and Douglas Public Health a nationally accredited health department, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1920 promotes and protects the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties in partnership with several other agencies. CDPH is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based on age, genetics, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, color, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, race or religion.


TO APPLYIn order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Online Employment Application. This job application can be found at: Click on "Employment Opportunities" and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application process.      


Thank you for your interest in CDPH. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.


Requirements for this position may be subject to: Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, Previous Employment Reference Check, Specific Immunizations, Motor vehicle check, and/or Education and/or Licensure verification.


If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to:


CDPH has adopted the Council on Linkages Core Competency for Public Health Professionals.






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