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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Company: UMASS Memorial
Location: Leominster
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Job Description:

Description Position at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.Title: Medical AssistantDepartment: Leominster Urgent Care Center Requisition #: 202228Hours: 32Shift: Variable day/evening position. 4 to 8-hour shifts, two evenings per week until 8:00pm. Every other Weekend per department rotation.Union: Non-UnionPosting Date: 03/04/2020Status: Non-exempt/Hourly Location: Leominster Campus / Urgent Care CenterHealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital is part of the UMass Memorial Health Care system. Serving northern central Massachusetts, we are committed to improving the health of people through excellence in care and comprehensive health services. Promoting healthy lifestyle habits, we serve as a role model by having a tobacco and smoke free campus and hiring nicotine free employees. By exploring careers with us, you are committed to giving your best to our patients, our community and everyone working on our HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital Care Team. Whatever your career choice, know that at HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital you can make a difference.Position Summary: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 as needed. 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 questions. Assists providers and others in clinical procedures as required or directed. Performs other basic clinical procedures such as venipuncture.Performs basic office laboratory procedures such as urinalysis, urine culture, pregnancy tests, throat cultures and related procedures. Draws blood as required or directed.Returns patient calls and documents in patient record as required or directed by the nurse, provider or physician.Obtains laboratory results. Ensures results are brought to the attention of the provider and others as appropriate according to departmental policy.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.Maintains assigned departmental and/or clinical supplies. Assures accurate inventory of supplies based on approved levels. Rotates stock as required. Initiates requisitions for re-supply or special items as assigned.Standard Staffing Level Responsibilities: Meets established productivity standards.Facilitates and promotes the sharing of knowledge and content throughout departments.Takes responsibility for ensuring that all work outcomes satisfy the UMass Memorial Health System True North.The individual must support the mission, vision, and goals of HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital and serve as a role model for CARES values.Adheres to change control processes.Participates in cross training to optimize department resources.Demonstrates excellent attendance and actively participates in a variety of meetings and training sessions as required.Demonstrates a friendly, responsive, service-minded attitude to all internal and external customers.Communicates ideas effectively. Shares information and keeps others properly informed. Gives, and is open to useful feedback.Adheres to the HealthAlliance Hospital Code of Conduct and Behavior Standards and dress code.Complies with established environment of care/safety policies and procedures and all health and safety requirements.Maintains and fosters an organized, clean and safe work environment.Contributes to the development and application of process improvements.Maintains a collaborative, team relationship with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the group's achievement of goals and to help foster a positive work environment.Attends staff meetings and in-service programs as required or directed. Keeps current with hospital and unit changes by reading communication boards and/or books, bulletin boards, posted notices and reads and responds to e mails on a regular basis.Practices cost containment and fiscal responsibility through the efficient use of supplies, equipment, time, etc.Complies with established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.Attends variety of meetings, conferences, seminars as required or directed.Demonstrates use of Quality Improvement in daily operations.Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements.Respects diverse views and approaches, and contributes in maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.Maintains, regular, reliable, and predictable attendance.Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.All responsibilities are essential job functions.Position Qualifications:License/Certification/Education:Required:High School diploma or equivalent, plus completion of accredited program in Medical Assisting at an accredited school.Certification as a Medical Assistant is required within 6 months of hire and must be maintained.Basic Life Support Certification ((American Red Cross (ARC) BLS certification required)). American Heart Association (AHA) course completion card accepted at time of hire/transfer but AHA BLS is required within 90 days of hire or transfer.Experience/Skills:Required: Knowledge of office and laboratory procedures required. Preferred: Minimum of three years of relevant experience is preferred.Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description may be substituted for the above requirements.Department-specific competencies and their measurements will be developed and maintained in the individual departments. The competencies will be maintained and attached to the departmental job description. Responsible managers will review competencies with position incumbents.Standards of Respect: We're striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial - for our patients and for each other. We're expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Internal ID: 202228PandoLogic . Keywords: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Location: Leominster, MA - 01453

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