Lahey Health Medical Assistant I-Ambulatory Pool 40 Days in Peabody, Massachusetts
Lahey Health is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director, Director of Site Operations or assigned manager/Site Manager in Collaboration with the Associate Chief of Ambulatory Nursing Practice, provides direct and indirect care to a specified group of patients in a variety of healthcare settings. This includes but is not limited to: rooming patients, taking vital signs, and recording information. Medical Assistants work in collaboration with the physician(s), or other health care provider(s), other ambulatory support staff within the department, and with other disciplines, to deliver patient care.Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required to communicate with patients, family members, physicians and other health care providers, as well as other colleagues
Knowledge of medical terminology
Must possess strong problem solving abilities and analytical skills to ensure patients’ needs are met
Must possess basic computer skills to input and retrieve clinical information, as well as patient registration and appointment information
Utilizes critical thinking and good judgement in performance of tasks
Must possess good organizational skills and the ability to multitask and to prioritize daily assignments to ensure smooth work flow
Minimum Qualifications:Education: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program
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