Massachusetts Institute of Technology Medical Assistant, Primary Care in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Medical Assistant, Primary Care

  • Job Number:

17083

  • Functional Area:

Health Care

  • Department:

Medical

  • School Area:

Executive Vice President

  • Employment Type:

Full-Time

  • Employment Category:

Non-Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available:

No

  • Schedule:

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT, PRIMARY CARE, MIT Medical, to assist physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses with the evaluation, management, and treatment of patients during and between office visits and perform other tasks consistent with training/skills. Will act as the primary liaison between clinical staff and patients; actively prepare for the daily operations of patient visits; lead twice-daily huddle sessions to ensure all pertinent patient information is communicated between all clinical staff and have all appropriate materials available so that care is delivered effectively and efficiently; and manage HealthLife requests, ensuring patients comprehend medical treatment information provided and using the best medium to follow up with each patient to ensure treatment plan compliance. Responsibilities include interacting with patients in a manner consistent with their needs; ensuring efficient patient flow through the office; maintaining neat, clean, and safe patient care areas; administering vaccination and other clinical responsibilities according to state laws and MIT Medical policies; and performing clinical and clerical duties within the scope of training, practice, and patient population.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: graduation from accredited medical assistant program or medical assistant certification (AAMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA); excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational, customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills; diplomacy; ability to comply with established risk management and safety procedures and local/state/federal privacy and confidentiality rules and regulations; sound judgment; attention to accuracy and detail; ability to maintain CPR certification and participate in site-based CPR drills; and ability to prioritize and see tasks through to completion in a complex and busy environment. Two years’ related experience in a physician’s office setting and national medical assistant certification preferred. Job #17083-5 2/5/19

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.