Medical Assistant

  • Location: Boston, MA, Massachusetts
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #28681

Medical Assistant
Compensation: $23/hr
Location: Boston, MA
Schedule: Daytime Hours

Supports smooth and efficient practice operations, while contributing to the organization's promise of providing extraordinary care. Communicates with patients, other employees, and the public in a courteous, helpful manner by phone and in person.

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • Performs medical assisting duties which may include, but are not limited to, vital signs, height, and weight, EKGs, performing phlebotomy, and assisting during routine procedures.
  • Ensures that all patient care areas are clean, organized, stocked, and ready for patient use.
  • Escorts patients to ancillary service areas such as radiology and lab as needed.
  • Performs appropriate point-of-care testing, such as lab tests and specimen collection.
  • Implements quality control standards to ensure proper functioning and accuracy of testing equipment. Provides patients with relevant instructions for specific tests and procedures.
  • Monitors, orders, and/or maintains medical equipment and supplies, ensuring they are clean, sterilized, stocked, and within expiration dates.
  • Performs initial review of medication lists in the electronic medical record for final review by licensed practitioners.
  • Uses the electronic medical record system (OMR) to queue prescription renewals for review by a licensed provider. As directed by a clinician, enters/scribes orders for tests, services, or appointments in OMR. During the visit, accurately documents tasks, as they are completed, in OMR to ensure proper billing (Facility Worksheet).
  • Prepares schedules, patient charts, and other documents as needed for clinical activities, in accordance with Medical Center standards. Procures and correlates medical correspondence as directed by the department.
  • Monitors patients and visitors entering, waiting and leaving the practice.
  • Facilitates timely flow and informs patients and providers of delays in a timely manner.
  • Acts as liaison between patient and practice staff to ensure optimal flow and service delivery.
  • Ensures waiting room materials are organized and stocked as directed by the department.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 0- 1 year of related work experience required.
  • Medical assisting experience required through any of the following areas: MA, CNA (or LNA), EMT, PCT certificate.
  • Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting.
  • Current or former nursing or medical student who has completed at least one clinical rotation.
  • Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.
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Job ID: 28681