About Baystate Health
Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly 1 million people in western Massachusetts. We are one of the largest health systems in New England with over 10,000 employees, three hospitals, and over 60 medical practices. Baystate Medical Center is the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine, has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region and the only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.
The Medical Assistant provides an understanding approach to patient care, is responsive to patient needs, maintains confidentiality, and provides support to patients during examinations, testing and procedures and ensures smooth transitions during patient sessions. To provide patient centered care, the Medical Assistant assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a provider. Interviews patients, measures vital signs such aspulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height. May draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Assists provider with or performs procedures/testing as directed or by protocol. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Follows up with patient providing educational resources, appointment information and referrals. Ensures that patient records are accurately documented. The Medical Assistant approaches work with a can do attitude, works collaboratively with the clinical and office staff, and looks to improve operations or resolve problems with thoughtful consideration and responsiveness to the needs of others.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program or equivalent training with demonstrated competencies of a Medical Assistant. Minimum of two years professional experience in a medical office or minimum of one year as an Medical Assistant in a Baystate Medical Practice.
How to Apply
Please submit your application via the internet. If you wish to apply in person you can come to the following locations and submit an on-line application:
280 Chestnut Street
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
85 South Street
Baystate Franklin Medical Center
164 High Street
Equal Employment Opportunity
Baystate Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. Baystate Health recruits, hires, promotes and transfers qualified persons into all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status. Baystate Health, in all its employment actions, also takes affirmative action to achieve prompt and full utilization at all levels and in all segments of the work force of minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, and disabled individuals.