Medical Assistant I-General Surgery

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 152278-1A
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center  is part of 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

Overview:

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.

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 met
  • 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

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

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