Medical Assistant - Ctr for Healthy Aging

Location: Danvers, MA
Job ID: 168516-1A
Date Posted: Oct 5, 2021
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital 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 Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

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

20 hours per week, day shift.   This position is located at Lahey Outpatient Center, Danvers.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Basic Life Support certification required within 90 days of hire.