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UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. Medical Assistant in Worcester, Massachusetts

At UMass Memorial Health, everyone is a caregiver - regardless of their title or responsibilities. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health system of Central Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 16,000 employees, working together as one health system in a relentless pursuit of healing for our patients, community and each other. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, every day. \$3000 sign-on bonus Monday - Friday; 8;30am-5:00pmpm I. Major Responsibilities: 1. Escorts patients to examination rooms, take and record vital signs such as blood pressures, temperatures, height, weight, etc. Collects and documents patient health status, history, and documents and monitors patient progress following standard procedures. 2. Performs EKG\'s, phlebotomy, Point of Care (POC) tests according to clinic/office standards. 3. May prepare, document, and administer non-intravenous injections as directed or required by office/clinic, within scope of practice. 4. Assists in performing routine physical examination or clinical procedures. 5. Reviews laboratory results and ensures abnormal results are immediately brought to the attention of the physicians and others, as appropriate. II.Position Qualifications: License/Certification/Education: Required: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent. 2. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Heart Saver (HS) certification from the American Heart Association. If not available upon hire, a BLS/HS must be obtained within 3 months from date of hire. If certification is not obtained within 3 months of hire, the employee may be terminated or employee may apply for another position for which they meet the minimum qualifications. 3. Medical Assistant credential, approved by the Massachusetts Department of Health (ARMA, NHA, etc.), must be obtained within 1 year from date of hire/transfer. If credentialing is not obtained within 1 year of hire/transfer, the employee will be terminated, or employee may apply for another position for which they meet the minimum qualifications. Senior Leadership in Ambulatory or Medical Group/Community Medical Group may grant an extended grace period for employees with extenuating circumstances, as appropriate. Medical Assistant II Required: All of the above and must already have the Medical Assistant certification or registration prior to start date click Here to Apply