Medical Assistant - Center for Healthy Aging

Location: Danvers, MA
Job ID: 153898-1A
Date Posted: Mar 19, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly Hospital  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

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Position Summary:

Medical assistant who enjoys one on one patient interaction and is passionate about working with seniors. The Center for Healthy Aging is an outpatient clinic for patients 55 and over and has both medical and behavioral clinicians.  Ideal candidate will have a strong interest in and past experience working with seniors, have excellent communication skills and be patient and personable with older patients and their families. Candidate should also be comfortable interacting with patients with behavioral health issues including depression, anxiety and memory loss. Responsible for telephone triage and documentation in the electronic medical record. Will prepare the exam room, room patients, administer immunizations, obtain height, weight and blood pressure, and document med reconciliations accurately into patient's chart. Will also preload prescription refill requests for prescribers in EMR, check MassPat prescription monitoring program for clinicians, enter data into EMR as directed such as PHQ 9 or past medication history & coordinate patient care with other providers and/or facilities. You will be an important part of the team communicating with and assisting the geriatric medicine physician, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and social workers who are part of our growing multidisciplinary clinic. We are looking for someone eager to help others, who is calm, detail oriented, has good follow through, is flexible and has an interest in learning new skills. This candidate will also be trained with other team members to administer an exciting new non invasive treatment for depression called TMS or trans magnetic stimulation as part of a new TMS program.  MA will also track and restock supplies, scan information into EMR, help maintain a community resource file and coordinate operational activities of practice as directed by Office Manager. 

Scheduled Hours

16 hours per week, day shift.

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.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Experience with seniors is preferred.

Medical Office experience is preferred.

Certified Medical Assistant preferred. 

Familiarity with EMR or EPIC preferred.

Must be a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program.