Lahey Health Medical Assistant I - Rheumatology - 40 Hrs - Burlington in Burlington, Massachusetts
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
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As a Medical Assistant at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, you will assist with patient care and operational flow by performing clerical and clinical duties as needed. Accountable for providing safe patient care by demonstrating organizational skills that maintain and coordinate safe delivery of quality care, you will:
Participate in a competent plan of care that identifies patient problems, expected outcomes and addresses preventative measure
Deliver care that is specific to the age of the patient
Contribute information provided by the patient or family for assessment
Evaluate outcomes of interventions within your scope and follow directions on a modified plan of care.
Some of what you might do on a daily basis is:
Greet and transport/escort patients to exam rooms
Ask patient for and document in HER complaint, symptoms, duration of symptom(s)
Obtain history and review medications list
Ask patient if they need any medication refills and queue refills in HER
Document all drug and other allergies
Document smoking history
Take vital signs
Alert provider when patient is ready
Prepare special equipment if necessary
If you have a high school diploma or equivalent and are a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program or have obtained a medical assistant certification (AAMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA), you are an ideal candidate. If you have a certificate, it must be maintained if you are not a graduate of an accredited MA program.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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