New England Baptist Hospital
Ambulatory Medical Assistant
Location: Boston, MA
Category: Medical Technical
Department: Radiology Diagnostic - NEBH - 704000
Position Type: Regular
Shift: Day Shift
Hours Per Week: Part time 24-32 hours per week FLEX
2 years Medical Assistant experience
Current State of MA Medical Assistant certification
Current BLS certification
Flexibility in location; travel to other sites might be necessary to accomodate volume
Under the direction of the Operations Manager and Sr. Director, the Medical Assistant performs a variety of patient care and technical duties to support the work of the Radiology department and to facilitate delivery of care and education to patients. The Medical Assistant works closely with the professional staff to provide care and diagnostic testing for patients, throughout the facility.
Escort patients to exam room and throughout facility, as needed.
Stock, prepare and turnaround exam/procedure rooms.
Prepare patients for all medical treatments or examinations, and assist physicians/rad techs/other staff as needed.
Provide general patient care services, including but not limited to, taking patients vital information and conversing with patients to complete records. Enter all data into electronic health record, adhering to all Meaningful Use requirements.
Perform phlebotomy, venipuncture, finger sticks in accordance with established departmental procedures.
Perform specimen processing functions including centrifugation, coordinating lab referral requisitions and packing specimens for transport
Coordinate testing and consultations, as necessary. Follow up with test results in a timely manner, and assist with patient education.
Order, organize and maintain inventory of clinical supplies. Complete daily check of code cart with documentation and replacement of outdated and/or used supplies.
Performs daily inspections of equipment to ensure appropriate working order. Maintains appropriate documentation.