Certified Medical Assistant (Lincoln Street) $1000 SIGN-ON BONUS
Requisition #: 204058
Title: Medical Office Assistant - Certified
Department: Community Medical Group - 291 Lincoln Street
Posting Date: July 1, 2020
Hours: 40 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Group –291 Lincoln Street, Worcester MA
Start and end times may vary but hours may include; Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
$1000 SIGN-ON BONUS, new hires only
Position Summary:Provides patient care by assisting with the implementation of care plans. Takes and records vital signs such as blood pressures, temperatures, height, weight, etc. Performs EKG’s, assists physician and others with clinical procedures such as urine cultures, pregnancy tests, throat cultures, etc. Draws blood. Performs a variety of clerical functions to support office functions.
- Provides patient care. Assesses health status, implements care plans, documents interventions and evaluates patient progress following standard procedures.
- Coordinates patient flow and prepares patient for examination. Takes and records vital signs and EKG’s. Documents intake assessment. Assists physician and others in clinical procedures as required or directed. Performs other basic clinical procedures such as venipuncture. Prepares, documents and administers non–intravenous injections as directed.
- Performs basic office laboratory procedures such as urinalysis, urine culture, hematocrit, sed rate, monospot, pregnancy tests, throat cultures and related procedures. Draws blood as required or directed.
- Triages medical calls as per office protocol. Returns patient calls and documents in patient record as required or directed. Calls prescription and refills as directed. Document prescription calls.
- Performs a variety of clerical duties such as typing, filing, scheduling appointments, making phone call and related duties as required or directed. Schedules and coordinates patient visits and medical procedures, for both inpatients and outpatients.
High School diploma or equivalent required, plus completion of accredited program in Medical Office Assisting (MOA) at an accredited school. Certification is required and must be maintained.
Knowledge of office and laboratory procedures. Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English in a clear and concise manner. Must utilize proper safety techniques and body mechanics in all work related activities. Must have strong interpersonal skills to gather information from individuals, build relationships that support collaborative work within the clinic and provide exceptional service to patients. Must have proven problem-solving abilities for routine situations and request assistance from identified resources when needed. Must be able to remain calm when under stress or in emergency situations.
Minimum of three years of relevant experience is preferred.
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