Community Healthlink Medical Assistant in Leominster, Massachusetts
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Medical Assistant in Leominster.
The Leominster Adult Outpatient Center provides strength-based individual and group therapy to adults, and couples age 18 and over. We offer integrated, whole person care with primary care, a wellness program, and behavioral health. The Leominster Counseling Center also offers specialized substance use disorder treatment. Our office based opioid treatment offers buprenorphine and vivitrol treatment and we have a Second Offender Alcohol Education program.
This position offers a wonderful opportunity to join an expanding team that’s passionate and dedicated to providing quality integrated, therapeutic interventions within a supportive and energetic work environment.
Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height
Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
Prepare treatment rooms keeping them clean and properly stocked.
Perform EKG's, ear irrigations, and all other necessary testing as requested by primary care provider.
Reconcile medications and vaccines.
Schedule appointments for patients.
Work Client Registries via Electronic Health Record, Microsoft Access, or other databases.
Monitor the database to identify and reach out to those needing services.
Automate and perform processes by phone or send letters to patients either overdue for medical care or out of compliance with the goals of their care.
Responsibility to inform the care team if a patient is out of compliance consistently.
Meet regularly with multi-disciplinary care team (including Intensive Care Manager, Provider, Care Support Worker) to help create plans for specific patients and populations not achieving optimal care.
Work with other care teams including Practice Manager and Medical Director on quality improvement measures and process designs.
Collaborate and provide data to care team to establish population appropriate pre-visit screenings, assessments, and needs.
Create, maintain, and distribute results of QI measures around access, patient experience, and health outcomes to other care teams and management.
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
Grade C02: Medical Assistant I - Certification in Medical Assisting required
Grade C04: Medical Assistant II - Associates degree in Medical Assisting required
Client focused and patient centered
Ability to multi-task
Strong interpersonal skills
Highly organized, self-motivated, and self-directed
Enjoys being part of a diverse team
Strong analytical skills, including the ability to recognize problems, think creatively, and devise innovative solutions.
All candidates will be subject to a CORI review as outlined in the regulations set by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. For more information, click here.
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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