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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Medical Assistant l in East Boston, Massachusetts

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Time Type:

Full time

Department:

Adult Medicine

All Locations:

East Boston

Description:

Medical Assistants are part of our clinical care team. Working in close partnership with a provider(s) of our busy Department, the medical assistant assists and directs care of patients in a practice. Their primary function is to manage efficient patient flow and to be available to assist providers as needed. The Medical Assistant is responsible for various non-skilled nursing tasks, for the maintenance and control of non-pharmaceutical supplies and equipment, and for assigned support activities. The Medical Assistant assumes a range of patient care responsibilities dealing with the physical and emotional aspects of assigned patients ages 0 months to greater than 100 years. Prepares for assigned clinics and ensures all test results and instruments are available per department protocol. Be available to assist with their assigned providers. Communicates with them throughout the session. Excellent opportunity for career ladder growth!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Vital signs.

  • Pulse oximetry.

  • Use of 02 equipment.

  • Obtaining EKG’s.

  • Laboratory studies such as glucometer, urine dip stick urinalysis and others as requested.

  • Cleans and wraps instruments for sterilization.

  • Follows procedure for operation of autoclave and properly documents each load.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • HS Diploma/GED and a graduate of a Certified Medical Assistant program.

  • One year of Medical Assisting experience strongly preferred.

  • One year of Customer Service experience.

  • Excellent oral, listening, and written communication skills.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).

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