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Brandeis University Medical Assistant in Waltham, Massachusetts

Brandeis University seeks to hire a Medical Assistant to perform a wide variety of medical assisting activities during and in support of patient visits at Brandeis Health Center and supports Health and Wellness operations as assigned. Program Representation activities include (but are not exclusive of) assisting with revenue cycle operations and patient reception operations. Involves interaction with diverse populations including patients, families, and multilevel staff of Health and Wellness department. This position requires a background check and drug test. Performs a wide variety of activities during and in support of patient visits. May include, but is not limited to; Actively assists and supports licensed practitioners by queuing prescriptions for renewal and performing the initial review of medication listings, takes and documents vital signs, height and weight. Provides CLIA testing, specimen collection including phlebotomy as ordered by clinician. Administers flu shots and Snellen eye exams under clinical supervision as directed. May assist clinicians during routine procedures. Provides patients with relevant instructions for specific tests. 30 % Implements quality control standards as assigned including but not limited to; clia waived quality assurance control testing according to assigned schedules, sterilization assurance and cleaning of autoclave according to assigned schedule, vaccine refrigerator temperature logging according to assigned schedule, labeling and tracking of lab samples, lab form completion, and lab log correlation as assigned. 20% Supports patient care operations including (but not limited to) regular stocking and cleaning of lab areas, patient care areas, and patient equipment according to identified standards,. Includes identification of supply needs, ordering of laboratory specimen collection supplies, laundry per protocols. 15 % Provides program support in revenue cycle operations and data entry needs including but not limited to entering visit tickets and patient registration processes as assigned and trained. 25 % Provides support for program representatives as requested including greeting, answering phones, answering questions and redirecting as needed, scheduling follow-up tests and appointments, or contacting patients with appointment reminders. 10 % Closing Statement Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.