Medical Assistant
Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA

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Department::Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Schedule: Part-Time Regular
Shift: Day shift
Grade: 5
Hours: 1:00-5:00
Job Details:
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Certification Required
  • 1-2 years experience is required
  • Under general supervision, this position is responsible for continuous, efficient and smooth patient flow in the clinic setting. Identifies and provides necessary clinical preparation according to protocols, patient interactions, and review of patient charts. Responds quickly to requests for assistance during and after patient exam from physicians or clinicians.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Greet and triage patients; performs vitals signs

    Escorts patients to exam rooms and oversees clinic flow

    Communicates to patients and providers on delays

    Monitors clinic room flow: ensures that Attending and Nursing staff are informed on patient status

    Assures laboratory results are current and in the patient chart or medical record: retrieves charts and other results as necessary prior to visits.

    Chaperones patients into the exam rooms and ensures the provider has assistance during exam

    Required to use computer order entry system to secure laboratory test results, when necessary

    Stocks and prepares rooms, before, during and after clinic

    Assures medical supply inventory is adequate and up to date; requests supplies as needed

    Ensures that equipment and instruments are readily available before and during clinic; includes cleaning of instruments or securing retrieval from CPD

    Assists Attendings and Nursing staff with minor procedures as needed/directed

    Triages clinic phone calls as needed

    Assists with chart preparation and Department: al filing as needed

    May encounter and check out patients

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Proficient in MS Office and clinical and medical electronic record systems

    One or more years of medical experience.

    Knowledge or ability obtained through the completion of a Medical Assistant Training Program.

    Superior interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills.

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Tufts Medical Center is a world-class, academic medical institution in Boston, and is home to two full-service hospitals, one serving adults...