Medical Assistant-Stoneham Medical Group

Location: Stoneham, MA
Job ID: 162589-1A
Date Posted: Aug 11, 2020
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

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Welcome to Lahey Health Primary Care. With over 55 primary care practices in more than 30 nearby communities , our primary care physicians and care teams provide quality close to where our patients live or work. We have a team approach to patient care and have developed long-standing, mutually respectful relationships with local specialists at our affiliate hospitals to guide and support the most effective and efficient patient care. As part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health system, we now have the opportunity to care for even more individuals across eastern Massachusetts.

About the Job

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As a Medical Assistant,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.