Medical Assistant

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Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 171112-1A
Date Posted: Oct 27, 2021
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

About the Job

Position Summary:

BILH Primary Care is where you can truly make a difference. As the Medical Assistant, you are responsible for assisting in the delivery of high quality, safe clinical care, by being a member of a high performing clinical team.

The Medical Assistant on the BILH Primary Care team, will work to enhance patient satisfaction and provider efficiency through a collaborative approach to patient care. Working with Healthcare Providers on their daily needs and schedules will assure patient care is delivered in a timely manner. Taking patient vital signs as well as documenting medical history in our EMR system and providing patients and families medical information in order to achieve positive patient satisfaction are just some of the critical duties you will be performing. Your skills will be valued here. Come join us!

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required, and:

1) Graduate of an Accredited Medical Assistant program AND

2.) Has obtained a Medical Assistant Certification (AAMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA)

* Must be obtained within 6 months of employment.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

Certification required upon hire and maintained if not a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program.

Achieves and maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association, within 90 days of hire.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills. 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. Utilizes critical thinking and good judgement in performance of tasks. Must possess good organizational skills and the ability to multitask.

 

Shift

DAYS / FULL TIME 40 HOURS

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.