Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 169060-1A
Date Posted: May 16, 2022
Category: Clinical Technician
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Come to Work with A Smile! Like you’re Co-Workers. Generous Compensation, Start with 5 weeks combined Paid Time Off. Career Growth and Professional Ladders.
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
REQUIRED: Graduate of an Accredited Medical Assistant program or has obtained a Medical Assistant Certification (AAMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA)
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.
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.
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)
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Certification required upon hire and maintained if not a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program.
Note: Those hired prior to May 28, 2017 without a certification are grandfathered in this position.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required to communicate with patients, family members, physicians and other health care providers, as well as other colleagues. 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 to input and retrieve clinical information, as well as patient registration and appointment information. Utilizes critical thinking and good judgement in performance of tasks. Must possess good organizational skills and the ability to multitask and to prioritize daily assignments to ensure smooth work flow