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Tufts Medicine Medical Assistant in Lowell, Massachusetts

Sign On Bonus: Eligible For Up To $5,000.

Hours: 40 hours weekly, Mon-Fri 830am-5pm

Summary:

The Medical Assistant has both clinical and clerical responsibilities and will perform either role at any given time to assure uninterrupted patient care. The Medical Assistant performs various clinical/administrative functions in a fast paced environment. This position requires a high level of organization, multi-tasking, and superior clinical and customer service skills.

  • Work up patient in a timely manner, including: obtain vital signs, urinalysis and blood glucose, allergy and medication lists and reconciliation of lists, documenting all information in EMR.

  • Pre-visit planning

  • Collect and prepare specimens and relevant documentation for transportation to off-site laboratory, assuring accuracy in labeling and documenting.

  • Assist with, and set up for any procedures that have been taught through formal training.

  • Provide back up coverage for the front office as needed

  • Responsibilities for quality measure tracking

  • Prepare and replenish medical supplies, maintain an inventory in a cost-effective, patient employee safe manner.

  • Assist physicians and nurse practitioners in all procedures related to patient examinations.

  • Provides instructions and education to patients as instructed by providers.

  • Clean and sterilize instruments and maintain diagnostic equipment.

  • Anticipate necessary labs, reports and consults the provider may need.

    Requirements:

  • Medical Assistant Certification

  • High Diploma required

  • 1+ years of Medical Assistant experience

    What We Offer:

    Not only is Lowell General Hospital an exceptional place to work, offering a culture of recognizing and valuing employees, we provide amazing opportunities for our staff:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • 403(b) retirement plan with hospital match

  • Opportunities for growth

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

    This is a great opportunity to be part of a 3-time Magnet Recognized, community hospital. Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second-largest community hospital in Massachusetts and are proud to be a Magnet hospital. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care for a 3rd designation. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 2% of hospitals have attained their 3rd Magnet designation.

    Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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