Suffolk University Medical Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts

Medical Assistant

StaffBoston, Massachusetts



Under the supervision of a registered NP, PA, or MD, this position performs delegated direct medical care and related activities for university student patients. Assists Medical Director and Medical Records Coordinator with student immunization compliance via medical documentation review and administration of vaccinations.Primary/Principal Responsibilities:• Performs standard phlebotomy procedures utilizing universal precautions• Administers intramuscular injections utilizing universal precautions• Accurately and effectively utilizes stethoscope, BP cuff, pulse oximeter, thermometer, peak flow meter, nebulizer with chamber, 02 tank with mask, orthopedic supports, phlebotomy medical tools, and computer in support of patient care.• Provides timely and accurate medical documentation and communicates with advanced written and verbal skills; including utilization of the EMR system -Medicat and other medical documentation.• Assists with regular maintenance and ordering of office medical supplies, including vaccines, and timely monitoring/replacement of medical supplies and equipment in medical examination rooms.• Ensures effective interactions with patients• Collaborates with multidisciplinary Counseling, Health and Wellness Team• Participates in weekly clinical staff meetings and other meetings as required• Attends Counseling, Health and Wellness professional development programs• Performs other duties related to the safe and efficient operation of student health services.Requirements/Qualifications:•High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of CAAHEP approved program with related CMA certification by recognized accrediting agency such as AAMA or AMT. One year work experience, preferably in similar outpatient setting.• Able to push, pull, and lift up to 50 lbs• Able to perform manipulative skills such as calibration of equipment and taking blood pressures• Able to perform tasks which require hand steadiness, such as phlebotomy, taking blood pressures, and calibration of tools and equipment• Able to stand for prolonged periods of time• Able to remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time such as bending over tables• Able to see objects closely as in reading thermometers• Able to distinguish respiratory sounds such as voice patterns and auscultatory sounds