Medical Assistant- Family Practice

Location: North Reading, MA
Job ID: 160691-1A
Date Posted: Oct 22, 2020
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

About the Job

 

Position Summary:

BILH Primary Care is where you can truly make a difference. As the Medical Assistant, you are responsible for assisting in the delivery of high quality, safe clinical care, by being a member of a high performing clinical team. 

The Medical Assistant on the BILH Primary Care team, will work to enhance patient satisfaction and provider efficiency through a collaborative approach to patient care. Working  with Healthcare Providers on their daily needs and schedules will assure patient care is delivered  in a timely manner.  Taking patient vital signs as well as documenting medical history in our EMR system and providing patients and families medical information in order to achieve positive patient satisfaction are just some of the critical duties you will be performing. Your skills will be valued here. Come join us! 

 Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required, and:

1) Graduate of an Accredited Medical Assistant program  OR 

2.) has obtained a Medical Assistant Certification (AAMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA) 

*if a Winchester Physician Associates facility, must be obtained within 6 months of employment. 

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

Certification required upon hire and maintained if not a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program.

Achieves and maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association, within 90 days of hire.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Knowledge of medical terminology. Must possess strong problem solving abilities and analytical skills to ensure patient’s needs are met. Must possess basic computer skills.  Utilizes critical thinking and good judgement in performance of tasks.  Must possess good organizational skills and the ability to multitask. 

Shift

DAYS/ 40 HOURS/ FULL-TIME/ N.READING

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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