Quad/Graphics Medical Assistant in Springfield, Massachusetts
QuadMed's dedicated health professionals focus on wellness and prevention, putting the patient at the center. Working as a team, we deliver high quality, integrated care while controlling ever-growing costs. QuadMed is an innovative leader in employer healthcare solutions, one of the fastest growing providers in the country. In partnership with our patients and the companies we serve, our mission is to create a culture of health.
General Purpose of Job:
QuadMed provides workplace solutions on a national level to employers of all sizes. Our health and wellness centers provide medical, laboratory, pharmacy, fitness, and rehabilitation services along with care coordination through relationships with local hospitals, providers, and specialists. As a Medical Assistant, this individual will be a highly motivated, quality-conscious healthcare worker interested in working in an environment where one-on-one time with patients and positive outcomes are the ultimate measurement of success.
Measure and record vital signs (weight, height, blood pressure, etc.)
Ensure accurate and timely documentation into the EMR; i.e. patient interview and history, vital signs, treatments, test results.
Assists medical staff with patient examinations
Uses CPR skills when necessary
Maintains supplies, equipment, stocks, and sterilizes instruments
Provides patients with instructions and other information regarding preparations for the service and necessary registration.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient and organization information, and follows federal and state regulations and organization policies regarding protection of patient information.
Participates in development activities and maintains affiliations with medical assistant associations, as applicable.
Commitment to concepts of preventative health care programs and team based approach to health care delivery
Front office duties including but not limited to reception, patient check-in/check-out, payment collection, and electronic scheduling.
Performs other position-related duties as assigned
Where permitted, and as directed:
May perform routine screening tests
Draws patient blood samples as directed and prepares samples for ordered laboratory analysis, and collection of other ordered lab specimens.
Prepares and administers ordered injectable medications and immunizations
Changes dressings, applies bandages, removes sutures and performs other first aid procedures
Assists patients with the scheduling of internal/external referrals
Minimum 1 year experience as a Medical Assistant, or successful completion of QuadMed preceptorship program
CPR or BLS certification within 60 days of hire
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral/written) Education:
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program Preferred Skills: (if applicable to the staffing model)
Phlebotomy and lab experience
Experience working front office
Medical Assistant certification through AAMA
Skill certification through NIOSH or CAOHC
Experience working in a Primary Care setting
Additional Job Board Text: Employment in this position is contingent upon successfully passing all QuadMed pre-employment, as well as any specific checks required for your access to client sites. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the organization and its employees. EEOC/Drug Free Workplace