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MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth
Posted 3 days ago, valid for a year
Location

Plymouth, MA 02362, US

Salary

$30,000 - $40,000 per annum

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Contract type

Full Time

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Sonic Summary

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  • Salary: Not specified
  • Experience Required: 1-2 years in a medical office
  • Job Type: Regular
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Education Required: Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assistance

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

40hpw; Day Shift Rotating weekends and holidays

Job Description:

Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Under the direction of the registered nurse and physician, delivers clinical assistance to patients within the outpatient clinic. 

  • Reviews and prepares medical record prior to clinic start. Ensures all recent laboratory, consult and ancillary reports are present in the record. 

  • Escorts patients into the exam area. Prepares patient for the physical exam. 

  • Maintains optimal flow of patients for efficiency of practice. 

  • Takes and records routine vital signs, heights, weights. Obtains and documents limited patient history and present symptoms. 

  • Assists the physician/provider with treatment and procedures as directed. 

  • Obtains,labels and sends patient specimens as ordered. 

  • Ensures accurate coding for visits and procedures performed. 

  • Assists nursing staff in the treatment rooms as directed. May be required to perform direct patient care, i.e., assist with physical care, vital signs, patient monitoring, specimen retrieval. 

  • Carries out other tasks as directed by the Clinical Leader, Charge Nurse, or Director. 

  • Assists in data entry. 

  • Organize, store and refill medical supplies in exam/treatment areas. 

  • Maintain, and adhere to all Jordan Hospital, OSHA, CLIA, and government regulations. 

  • Transports patients to other setting as directed. 

  • Assists receptionists with telephone management, visitor assistance, etc. 

  • Schedules patient appointments in unit and with other departments or physicians.  

  • Copies appropriate records and distributes them. 

  • Files records as directed.  

  • Performs all tasks in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. 

  • Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit. 

 

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably berequired. 

 

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required 

  • Knowledge of medical terminology required 

  • Ability to organize. 

  • Knowledge of computer programs, systems. 

  • Demonstrated communication skills, verbal and written. 

  • 1-2 years experience in a medical office preferred. 

 

Education Required 

  • Written and verbal English skills at 12th grade level. 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assistance required 

 

Registration/Certification

  • Medical Assistant certification preferred 

  • American Heart Association BLS required 

 

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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