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Beth Israel Lahey Health Medical Assistant-Women's Health Care in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.


Job Description:


Women's Health Care, 40 hrs/wk

Greets patients and visitors in a professional, courteous manner at all times

Maintains patient confidentiality, respect and HIPAA guidelines at all times

Assists patients and providers preparing with examinations, minor procedures within the office.

Performs blood pressures, vital signs and physical assessment of patient through triage. Performs ancillary testing as ordered by providers

Completes clear, accurate documentation within the patient medical record

Maintains all clinical areas with supplies necessary to function daily. Keeps exam rooms and work areas within the office clean and sanitary at all times

Assists with making patient appointments outside of the office

Assists with telephone triage, refilling prescription medication as directed by providers

Serves as a back-up to front office staff. Stays familiar with all functions of front office including but not limited to checking in patients, collection of co-pays, and batching out payments at end of day.

Provides telephone support for the office.

Prepares charts including obtaining appropriate records, requesting and entering referrals, and verifying insurance eligibility.

Prepares result letters for procedures, lab results, imaging, and any other miscellaneous testing.

Obtains prior authorizations for medications and testing when needed.

Prepares patients for upcoming procedures by reviewing instructions and answering questions.

Required Skills


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Education

HS diploma or equivalency is required.

Certification as Medical Assistant and/or completion of a Medical Assistant certification program preferred.

Minimum Work Experience

Medical office experience preferred

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled