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Company: UMass Memorial Medical Group
Location: Worcester
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity in the Community Medical Group part of UMass Memorial Health for a Medical - Assistant to support our offices regionally including the following areas: Holden, West Boylston, Sterling, Clinton, Leominster, Fitchburg, and Harvard.

This (40) hour, fully benefited regional float position offers a generous differential plus base pay.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30pm, or 8:30 am - 5pm

$3000 sign-on bonus

Provides patient care by assisting with the implementation of care plans. Takes and records vital signs such as blood pressures, temperatures, height, weight, etc. Performs EKG's, assists physician and others with clinical procedures such as urine cultures, pregnancy tests, throat cultures, etc. Draws blood. Performs a variety of clerical functions to support office functions. This position will have responsibility to work at numerous Community Medical Group locations within a region filling in as needed. The duties and responsibilities stated are a general summary and not all inclusive. Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides patient care. Assesses health status, implements care plans, documents interventions and evaluates patient progress following standard procedures.
  • Coordinates patient flow and prepares patient for examination. Takes and records vital signs and EKG's. Documents intake assessment. Assists physician and others in clinical procedures as required or directed. Performs other basic clinical procedures such as venipuncture. Prepares, documents and administers non-intravenous injections as directed.
  • Performs basic office laboratory procedures such as urinalysis, urine culture, hematocrit, sed rate, monospot, pregnancy tests, throat cultures and related procedures. Draws blood as required or directed.
  • Triages medical calls as per office protocol. Returns patient calls and documents in patient record as required or directed. Calls prescription and refills as directed. Document prescription calls.
  • Reviews laboratory results. Ensures abnormal results are brought to the attention of the physicians and others as appropriate.
  • Maintains records, reports, logs and other statistical information as required or directed.
  • Performs a variety of clerical duties such as typing, filing, scheduling appointments, making phone call and related duties as required or directed. Position Qualifications: License/Certification/Education: Required:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Certification or registration as a Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant from ARMA, AAMA, AAHA, AMT, NHA, National Center for Competency Testing or the Monty Technical School.
    • If certification is not available upon hire/transfer, a Medical Assistant credential must be obtained within 12 months from date of hire/transfer. If credentialing is not obtained within 12 months of hire/transfer, the employee will be terminated, or employee may apply for another position for which they meet the minimum qualifications. The VP Operations Community Practices or SVP Community Practices may grant an extended grace period for employees with extenuating circumstances, as appropriate.
    • Once certification is obtained this certification or registration must be maintained. Preferred:
      • BLS Certification Experience/Skills: Required:
        • Knowledge of office and laboratory procedures.
        • Requires MA driver's license and reliable transportation to travel to Community Medical Group sites within a specific area. Must be willing to travel outside assigned region occasionally when required to do so.
        • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English in a clear and concise manner.
        • Must utilize proper safety techniques and body mechanics in all work related activities.
        • Must have strong interpersonal skills to gather information from individuals, build relationships that support collaborative work within the clinic and provide exceptional service to patients.
        • Must have proven problem-solving abilities for routine situations and request assistance from identified resources when needed.
        • Must be able to remain calm when under stress or in emergency situations. Preferred:
          • Minimum of three years of relevant experience.
          • Medical terminology and computer skills. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: UMass Memorial Medical Group, Worcester , MEDICAL ASSISTANT -CMG REGIONAL FLOAT 40 hours, days, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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