Medical Assistant I - Internal Medicine - 36 Hrs - Peabody

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Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 166213-1A
Date Posted: May 5, 2021
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Medical Center is a full-service, community-based hospital and medical center serving patients in the Peabody and North Shore region. The hospital features a 24-hour Emergency Department, an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and 39 medical and surgical specialties for patients ages 18 and older. The hospital has a 10-bed inpatient unit for overnight hospitalizations, a full range of diagnostic imaging services, a lab for blood work, an on-site pharmacy, eye care, hearing aid center, primary care providers, cancer treatment, a continence center and orthopedic care. Leading-edge technology at Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, includes an advanced CT scanner, on-site MRI, 3D mammography, radiation oncology and a state-of-the-art neurophysiology lab.  The hospital also offers specialty services, including a weight loss center, cancer center, spine center, pain center and sleep disorders center.

About the Job

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As a Medical Assistant at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 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.

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.