Beth Israel Lahey Health Medical Assistant-EMT, CNA, gap year students welcome to apply!! in Needham, Massachusetts
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Day (United States of America)
Positions available throughout Northern and Southern Massachusetts
Sign-on bonus available!
The Practice Assistant (or Medical Assistant) role is now eligible for a $1,500 sign on bonus. Important Details: Bonuses are paid out in $500 increments at 30 days, 6 months and at the 1 year anniversary. To be eligible, you must be a non-BILH employee or a previous eligible employee who returns to BILH after 1 year. Employee must be in good standing to receive the bonus at the time of payment. All bonuses are subject to applicable taxes. This program is subject to change at any point.
The Medical Assistant provides high quality, direct patient care in a team-based model to our BILH patients and supports smooth and efficient administrative and clinical practice operations. The Medical Assistant has the ability to work with people from different backgrounds and respects the beliefs of all patients and team members. Reports to the Practice Manager.
Through relationship development and care team coordination, contributes to the BIDHC patient, practice, and organizational goals. Develops long term empathetic relationships with patients, families and colleagues to contribute to patient care. (essential)
Assists patient over the course of their visit: facilitates timely flow and informs patient and provider of any delay in a timely manner, engages with patient on visit reason, updates medication and allergy lists, reviews screening questions (i.e. PHQ-9), acts as liaison between patient and practice staff to ensure optimal flow and service delivery. (essential)
Communicates clearly with patient and team: provides hand-off to provider entering the exam room (e.g., reason for the visit, abnormal vitals, patient stories). (essential)
Performs medical assisting duties under proper supervision, which may include, but are not limited to: obtaining accurate vital signs, height, and weight measurements, performing EKGs, point of care testing, phlebotomy, administering immunizations (for Medical Assistant who has graduated from an accredited MA program only), and assisting during routine procedures. (essential)
Essential to Population Health efforts by leading conversations to meet quality and population health goals through outreach and health coaching. Monitors practice activity, both electronically and in person. Identifies, addresses, and conducts outreach to patients with health maintenance or chronic disease management needs. Assists with related data gathering and basic health coaching. (essential)
Monitors, orders, and/or maintains medical equipment and supplies, ensuring they are clean, sterilized, stocked, and within expiration dates. Adheres to control standards. Maintains an unobstructed area for patient access. (essential)
Works within the electronic health record system (EHR) to queue prescription renewals and add new medications for review by a licensed provider. As directed by a clinician, enters/scribes orders for tests, services, or appointments in the EHR. Accurately documents tasks performed during the visit as they are completed to ensure proper billing. (essential)
Schedules related diagnostic and lab tests making every reasonable effort to accommodate patient and provider needs. Verifies patient insurance, including prior authorizations, referrals and pre-certifications. (essential)
Identifies OSHA compliance issues. Ensures patient safety practices to prevent/eliminate risk of patient harm. Promptly reports adverse patient events and near misses. Ensures that Patient Health Information (PHI) is only used for purposes of patient TPO (treatment, payment, and operations). (essential)
High School diploma or GED required.
License Medical Assistant Certificate preferred, or Registration Certified Nursing Assistant preferred., or Graduate from BILH Primary Care Clinical Assistant Training Program preferred ,or Certificate 1 EMT Basic License preferred., or Certificate 2 Phlebotomy Certificate preferred.
Minimum of 6 months clinical classroom and work experience combination to 1 year work related experience required. Demonstrated Medical Assistant (MA) competencies within one year of hire.
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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