Medical Assistant - Internal Medicine (full time)

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 156002-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Primary Care  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

General Internal Medicine

As a Medical Assistant at General Internl Medicine - Burlington, you will assist with patient care and operational flow by performing clerical and clinical duties as needed.  Accountable for providing safe patient care by demonstrating organizational skills that maintain and coordinate safe delivery of quality care, you will:

  • Participate in a competent plan of care that identifies patient problems, expected outcomes and addresses preventative measure
  • Deliver care that is specific to the age of the patient
  • Contribute information provided by the patient or family for assessment
  • Evaluate outcomes of interventions within your scope and follow directions on a modified plan of care.

Some of what you might do on a daily basis is:

  • Greet and transport/escort patients to exam rooms
  • Ask patient for and document in HER complaint, symptoms, duration of symptom(s)
  • Obtain history and review medications list
  • Ask patient if they need any medication refills and queue refills in HER
  • Document all drug and other allergies
  • Document smoking history
  • Take vital signs
  • Alert provider when patient is ready
  • Prepare special equipment if necessary

If you have a high school diploma or equivalent and are a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program or have obtained a medical assistant certification (AAMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA), you are an ideal candidate.  If you have a certificate, it must be maintained if you are not a graduate of an accredited MA program.

Shift

DAYS / 40 HOURS / BURLINGTON, MA

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.