Baystate Health Medical Assistant Palmer Medical Center in Palmer, Massachusetts

As the Medical Assistant in the Primary Care Practice at Baystate Wing Hospital, your essential functions include:

  • Provides an understanding approach to patient care, is responsive to patient needs, maintains confidentiality, and provides support to patients during examinations, testing and procedures and ensures smooth transitions during patient sessions
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height). May draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Assists provider with or performs procedures/testing as directed or by protocol
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients
  • Follows up with patient providing educational resources, appointment information and referrals
  • Ensures that patients’ records are accurately documented
  • The Medical Assistant approaches work with a can do attitude, works collaboratively with the clinical and office staff, and looks to improve operations or resolve problems with thoughtful consideration and responsiveness to the needs of others

What you will need?

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Five years experience in a medical office or two years as an MA II at a Baystate Medical Practice with demonstrated competencies of MA III
  • Credentialing must be awarded by a third-party credentialing body which can be obtained through:
    1. Certified by American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
    1. Registered through Medical Assistant (RMA) and/or American Medical Technologist (AMT) association; or
    1. Completed the Ambulatory Computerized Physician/Provider Order Entry (ACPOE) program through Springfield Technical Community College

Position located in the Palmer Primary Care Practice at Baystate Wing Hospital, Palmer, MA

Full-time/36 Hours Week, flex hours between 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

May Underfill with MA I, II

Please submit resume with online application

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job ID: 83604

Location: Palmer, Massachusetts

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular