Medical Assistant I (Internal Medicine)

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Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 151348-1A
Date Posted: Dec 20, 2018
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Health 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.


Full Time, 36 Hrs, Day Shift


Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director, Director of Site Operations or assigned
manager/Site Manager in Collaboration with the Associate Chief of Ambulatory Nursing Practice,
provides direct and indirect care to a specified group of patients in a variety of healthcare settings. This
includes but is not limited to: rooming patients, taking vital signs, and recording information. Medical
Assistants work in collaboration with the physician(s), or other health care provider(s), other ambulatory
support staff within the department, and with other disciplines, to deliver patient care.


Education: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Graduate of an accredited medical
assistant program

Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required to communicate with patients, family
members, physicians and other health care providers, as well as other colleagues
? Knowledge of medical terminology
? Must possess strong problem solving abilities and analytical skills to ensure patients’ needs are
? Must possess basic computer skills to input and retrieve clinical information, as well as patient
registration and appointment information
? Utilizes critical thinking and good judgement in performance of tasks
? Must possess good organizational skills and the ability to multitask and to prioritize daily
assignments to ensure smooth work flow

O-About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

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