Medical Assistant (MA) - Breast Care Center

Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 150299-1A
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Contributes to WPA’s mission by assisting in the delivery of quality, safe clinical care within the practice setting and assisting with patient and operational flow by also performing clinical duties as needed.  This clinical staff position will have an impact on patient and physician satisfaction by providing empathetic and efficient care and minimizing wait times.

As part of the Patient Care team, this position:

  • Identifies, greets, transports and/or escorts patients making the patients feel welcomed and comfortable.
  • Takes vital signs, heights and weights and interviews patients for history and medication list.  Observes patient and reports findings to licensed clinician and/or physician.
  • Assists the nurse, physician, and/or other licensed clinician with the patient visit and care. 
  • Cleans and prepares the exam room or other patient areas between patients ensuring a clean, sanitized and welcoming environment.
  • Maintains appropriate supplies both in exam/patient areas and ensures adequate stock is maintained for the department.  Orders routine medical supplies.  Monitors expirations and rotates inventory.
  • Prepares, cleans and maintains equipment, addressing issues in a timely manner to ensure availability of equipment and to maximize its useful life.
  • Has incidental access to medications.
  • Maximizes patient throughput to minimize wait time and improve patient satisfaction.
  • Provides administrative assistance to the department.

 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Basic computer skills and good typing skills with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team. 
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program, preferred.
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting, preferred. 

Scheduled Hours

Per diem day shift as needed by department

About Us

Winchester Hospital serves the health care needs of many communities in northwest suburban Boston for acute-care inpatient services plus an extensive range of outpatient services and integrated home care. Since 1912, it has been a trusted pillar of the community, amassing an enviable list of professional awards and honors, including: an “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group, a ninth-in-the-state ranking on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list and repeated accolades as a top area employer. Winchester Hospital was also the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet® recognition, the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.

Winchester Hospital colleagues rally around our mission: To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community. Our affiliation with Lahey Health furthers our mission by allowing us to offer patients streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive care, close to home.

Join our team and embrace our mission by applying today!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.