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Clinical Medical Assistant, 32 Hours, Days

Company: UMass Memorial Health - HealthAlliance-Clinton Hos
Location: Leominster
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

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. . 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.

Keywords: UMass Memorial Health - HealthAlliance-Clinton Hos, Leominster , Clinical Medical Assistant, 32 Hours, Days, Healthcare , Leominster, Massachusetts

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