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Medical Assistant

Company: VPNE Parking Solutions
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Aloha Solutions has partnered with Mount Auburn Hospital to hire a talented Medical Assistant to work in a clinic setting, floating between multiple departments.

A Medical Assistant is an allied health professional that performs a variety of clinical and administrative tasks in a medical practice to support the work of health care providers. Providers may be assisted with all aspects of patient care in accordance with MAPS protocols. Note that in some settings some of the individual standards may not apply if they are performed by administrative staff. These standards will be marked N/A and will be excluded from the evaluation.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains exam rooms, equipment, and inventory levels in clinical area between patients and at the end of each day.
  • Exam rooms: Ensures that equipment and instruments in exam rooms are sanitized and in good working order. Replenishes stock as needed.
  • Medical equipment: Ensures that diagnostic equipment and instruments are sanitized and in good working order. Replenished related supplies as needed.

  • Completes pre-visit planning including but not limited to review of
  • Cancer screening assessment
  • Health Care Proxy Status
  • Immunization status
  • Chief complaint

  • Receives and prepares patient for exam
  • Greets patients warmly and professionally at each visit.
  • Identifies patients, using second identifier at all times.

  • Performs and documents all medical assistant clinical procedures as ordered. These include but are not limited to:
  • EKG
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Spirometry
  • Ear lavage
  • Dressing changes
  • Suture removal
  • Other specialized testing

  • Collects specimens as ordered.
  • Performs phlebotomy
  • Provides kits and patient instruction for specimen collection.
  • Ensures that specimens, labels, orders, logs, and requisitions are accurate and complete

  • Coordinates and assists with scheduling and tracking of outside tests, procedures and referrals to specialists for consultation and management.
  • Schedules and/or assists patients with patients with scheduling of outside tests, procedures, and consultations as ordered by the provider. Documents activities in the patient's record.
  • Provides patient education materials and instructions. Assists, with transportation arrangements.

  • Facilitates and assists with patient communication.
  • Receives calls and messages on the provider's behalf. Screen and prioritize calls and portal messages. Include pertinent information as needed (ex: requested lab result information).
  • Return patient calls on the provider's behalf as requested to provide information, education, or communicate advice.
  • Release results (by phone, letter, or portal) and coordinate follow up as ordered.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Minimum of one year's experience as a medical assistant in a medical practice environment desirable. Certification as a medical assistant desirable.
  • Ability to multi-task & Customer service experience.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Must be certified in CPR.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and follow directions.
  • Phlebotomy skills helpful.

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Keywords: VPNE Parking Solutions, Cambridge , Medical Assistant, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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