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Medical Assistant, 40hr - Days

Winchester Hospital
Posted 5 days ago
Location

Stoneham, MA 02180, US

Salary

$30,000 - $45,000 per annum

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Contract type

Full Time

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.

Consistent with the PROMISE principles and inherent in a healthcare environment, employees must be flexible in meeting patients’ and the practice’s needs. While the list below describes the primary functions of this job, all employees of WPA need to recognize that an essential element of their job is the ability to respond to unanticipated and/or changing situations. This may result in assuming responsibilities or tasks, which are not on this list.


As part of the practice team, this position, Medical Assistant:


• Provides clinical assistance to providers
• Identifies, greets, transports and/or escorts patients making the patients feel welcomed and comfortable.
• Takes vital signs (height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature) and obtains patient history and medication list. Observes patient and documents and reports findings to licensed clinician and/or physician.
• Assists the nurse, physician, and/or other licensed clinician with the patient visit and care, which may include procedures such as:
o Preparing patient for visit including assistance with clothing and transferring to exam table/chair.
o Setting up trays and preparing equipment, instruments and materials for the nurse and/or physician.
o Acting as a chaperone and/or provides emotional support for the patient.
o Explaining procedures and reviewing patient instructions
o Obtains and labels specimens for transport.
o Assisting with wound care
o Giving injections – with appropriate training, competency and sign off from clinical leadership
o Performing EKGs
o Performing finger stick blood sugar tests
o Assisting with other tests and procedures
o Assists providers in more advanced clinical procedures, depending on the practice.
• Cleans and prepares the exam room or other patient areas between patients ensuring a clean, sanitized and welcoming environment.

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS
Education 
Required: High school diploma or equivalent required 
Preferred: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program 


LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:  
Preferred: Medical Assistant Certification       

            
LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:  Basic Life Support

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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