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Trinity Health Medical Assistant Occupational Health in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day Shift

Description:

Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced Medical Assistant to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators at Mercy Medical Center. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. This person is responsible for assisting physicians while providing exceptional treatment to patients with a variety of medical conditions.

The ideal candidate will display a drive to provide patient-centered experiences through scholarly scientific inquiry, compassion for the human spirit and mind, advocacy and education for the patient and families, and collaboration with all those who touch our patients. This critical role Performs various duties related to patient assistance, patient transportation and the cleaning of the operating rooms and general surgical area.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Patient-Centric environment

  • Great Benefits

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full-Time

  • 40 hours

  • 8-hour Day shift

  • No weekends or Holidays

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists the medical personnel of Workwise Occupational Health Services (WW OHS) in the treatment and evaluation of clients receiving illness and/or injury care, undergoing pre-placement evaluations, and fitness for duty exams of colleagues and client company colleagues.

  • Obtains and documents vital signs, height/weight, BMI calculation, and perform urine dip screen(s). Conducts basic visual screen using Snellen chart and/or Titmus machine to prepare client for exam by physician.

  • Performs daily calibration of blood finger stick machine, Breathalyzer, and E-Screen equipment.

  • Collects urine for drug screens; packages urine and completes paperwork according to government and lab specifications. Instructs patients in specimen collection process. Labels, dates, times, each specimen collected as per protocol. Ensures courier service is contacted daily regarding specimen pick-up.

Requirements:

  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Associate degree from Medical Assistant program.

  • Certification: CPR within 6 months of hire. Certification as a Medical Assistant preferred. Must obtain / maintain successful certification in DOT requirements for drug and alcohol testing within 6 months of hire.

  • Basic computer skills required.

  • Effective communication, organizational and critical thinking skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience: One (1) year of Medical Assistant experience in an outpatient setting preferred.

About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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