Medical Assistant - Temporary Pool

    Cambridge Health Alliance
    Somerville, MA 02143
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    Job Description

    Medical Assistant - Temporary Pool

    Category: Medical Assistant
    CHA Somerville Hospital, Somerville, MA

    Department: Human Resources Temp Pool
    Job Type: Full Time
    Job Class: Non-Union
    Work Shift: Days/Evenings
    Work Days: Various Hours
    Hours/Week: 40
    Date Posted: 01/20/2021
    Requisition Number: 100022

    Job Details

    • Cambridge Health Alliance has an in-house temp agency and we are looking to grow our pool of qualified Medical Assistants.

      Medical Assistants provide clinical support focusing on customer satisfaction and teamwork.

      This position may require working some evenings, Saturdays and occasional holidays.

      Job Duties: Actively and efficiently manage the flow of patients through the clinic. Actively communicate with patients to set expectations, i.e., wait times and what to expect during the visit. Pre-visit chart medical record preparation and information gathering to optimize the visit.

      Room patients, assists providers with medical histories, appropriate documentation in the electronic health record, check routine vital signs. Perform point of care testing. Perform screening questionnaires and pain scores as needed. Initiate team huddles and participate in team/department meetings. Assist providers with clinical procedures. Participate in process improvement initiatives. Update computerized reminders and snapshot. Review and update overdue health maintenance and open orders. Book screening tests as part of the outreach process (e. g., mammograms, colonoscopies) and occasionally books follow up appointments (e.g., well child visits, vaccine booster visits). Participates in proactive population management of chronic diseases by generating MyCHArt messages, sending templated letters, and calling patients by telephone. Tracks completion of certain patient tests. Participate in shared medical appointments, including recording history and findings into the electronic health record. Participates in the education of students and residents by explaining the MA role and allowing observation of their work for training purposes.

      Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited medical assistant program; current experience as a Medical Assistant and AHA BLS required. Knowledge of a second language is preferred.


    Posting ID: 583495149Posted: 2021-01-25