Medical Assistant II
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety

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Job Info

The medical assistant is responsible for providing the necessary services to support the physicians and to keep the facility running smoothly. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the medical assistant will be an integral member of the clinical team, working together to provide superior care and service a panel of gastroenterology patients.

The medical assistant will be expected to have a global view of the day and support the patient, provider, and other members of the GI team to provide patients with comprehensive/effective visits and complete the tasks of the day as efficiently as possible.

Active participation in patient care including rooming patients and performing phlebotomy including proper identification and handling of specimens ; assists with preliminary visit by confirming patient's full name and date of birth, and documenting current medications and prescriptions that need to be renewed; measures and documents patient vital signs in the electronic medical record ( EPIC); instructs patient how to prepare for the physician, assisting as necessary; anticipates and sets up special equipment and/or supplies needed for the visit; alerts physician when patient is ready and communicates pertinent clinical information; assists patient through check-out process, if applicable, when visit is complete. Coordinate practice activities with physician and team to insure appropriate level and quality of services including maintaining supplies of medications, vaccines, and equipment.

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program Associate's Degree required. Minimum of 2-3 years experience in a medical or healthcare setting, with specific experience in the outpatient/ambulatory care setting.

Self-motivator. Requires a high level of empathy, compassion and confidentiality. Ability to take initiative and exercise judgment required.

Works well both independently and as part of a team.

Good command of the English language, including medical and scientific terminology.

Demonstrates intellectual independence and initiative and has a desire to learn and develop new skills and better methods of completing work efforts.

Flexibility and proven ability to handle multiple tasks. Must have the ability to function in a fast-paced environment and manage competing demands effectively.

Experience with common PC computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Comfortable in a practice environment/culture that promotes ongoing change toward process improvement.

Phlebotomy experience preferred. Perform ancillary services including EKG, urinalysis, stool guaiac testing and all others as directed by provider.

Shared responsibility for orienting all newly hired and temporary Medical Assistants.

Ability to travel to offsite practices for coverage, meetings or training.

Intermediate to advanced PC skills (MS Office, Windows) required. Prior experience with MGH systems (EPIC, Outlook) helpful but not essential.

EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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