Certified Medical Assistant - Cancer Center

  • Jordan Hospital
  • 275 Sandwich St. Plymouth Massachusetts 02360 United States
  • Posted: Apr 19, 2019
As needed Allied Health

Job Description

                ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of the registered nurse and physician, delivers clinical assistance to patients within the outpatient clinic.
  • Reviews and prepares medical record prior to clinic start. Ensures all recent laboratory, consult and ancillary reports are present in the record.
  • Escorts patients into the exam area. Prepares patient for the physical exam.
  • Maintains optimal flow of patients for efficiency of practice.
  • Takes and records routine vital signs, heights, weights. Obtains and documents limited patient history and present symptoms.
  • Assists the physician/provider with treatment and procedures as directed.
  • Obtains labels and sends patient specimens as ordered.
  • Ensures accurate coding for visits and procedures performed.
  • Assists nursing staff in the treatment rooms as directed. May be required to perform direct patient care, i.e., assist with physical care, vital signs, patient monitoring, specimen retrieval.
  • Carries out other tasks as directed by the Physician, Charge Nurse or Director.
  •  Assists in data entry.
  • Organize, store and refill medical supplies in exam/treatment areas.
  • Maintain, and adhere to all BID-Plymouth Hospital, OSHA, CLIA, and government regulations.
  • Transports patients to other setting as directed.
  • Assists receptionists with telephone management, visitor assistance, Scheduling, etc.
  • Files records as directed.
  • Performs all tasks in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit.
  • EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  •  Ability to organize.
  •  Knowledge of computer programs, systems.
  •  Demonstrated communication skills, verbal and written.
  •  Ability to type at 35 WPM.
  •  1-2 years experience in a medical office preferred.
  •  Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assistance required.
  • EDUCATION REQUIRED

     
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assistance required.
  • REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION

  • Medical Assistant certification preferred
  • BLS required