Medical Assistant - Wound Center

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Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 171040-1A
Date Posted: Oct 27, 2021
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Addison Gilbert Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Addison Gilbert Hospital is a full service, 70-bed medical/surgical acute care facility in Gloucester, MA. Founded in 1889, the hospital provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient care to residents of the Cape Ann community in specialties such as radiology, cancer care, primary and pediatric care, cardiology, inpatient geriatric services, and emergency medicine. Addison Gilbert Hospital continues to score among the top hospitals in the nation 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.

Addison Gilbert 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:

Performs all nursing functions in a medical office setting for patients of all ages. Responsible for telephone triage and assessment. Renders patient care within the scope of their training, including administering immunizations and allergy injections, obtains height, weight and blood pressure on all patients and documents appropriately into patient's chart. Assists physicians with minor procedures & complete physicals. Prepares exam rooms and restocks supplies. Calls in prescription refill orders & coordinates patient care with other providers and/or facilities. Coordinates operational activities of practice as directed by Office Manager. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Scheduled Hours

24 hours per week, day shift.

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:

Medical Office experience preferred. Certified Medical Assistant preferred. Must be a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program. BLS required.