Lead Medical Assistant (NSPG Sleep Medicine) - Bonus $1,500

Salem, MA | Medical Assistant

Overview

About Us

North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG), the largest multispecialty group north of Boston, has a singular focus: the patient. We are more than 320 physicians, nurses and health professionals working as one to provide exceptional care. And we are a national leader in improving care delivery, patient health and satisfaction.

Through our partnership with North Shore Medical Center and our affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare, we offer such advances as EMRs, shared medical appointments, online access and remote patient monitoring. Our success is built on team-based practices, collaborative environments and the importance of work-life balance. Bring your exceptional skills to our innovative practices and join us in driving medicine forward.

General Overview

North Shore Physicians Group provides state-of-the-art care to patients with pulmonary disease, sleep disorders and critical illnesses.

Sleep Disorder Services
Sleep is a crucial part of living a healthy life style. Many sleep conditions, such as sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome and narcolepsy can be diagnosed through a sleep evaluation. The team of board-certified sleep medicine physicians and registered sleep technologists at the Sleep Center at North Shore Medical Center use advanced monitoring techniques to detect, diagnose and treat sleep disorders.

Sleep Center at North Shore Medical Center
Our pulmonologists work closely with the Sleep Center, which offers hotel-style rooms that provide comfort and privacy. During your stay your breathing and movement will be monitored and recorded, After the sleep study is complete, your physician will follow-up care with you.

Home Sleep Testing
Home tests monitor breathing and oxygen levels and records pauses in breathing known as apneas, while patients sleep in the comfort of your own home. The information gathered during the test provides our sleep medicine physicians with the information needed to diagnose sleep disorders and prepare patients for appropriate treatment.

Pulmonary Services
Our physicians provide inpatient pulmonary consultations at NSMC Salem Hospital and work closely with NSMC hospitalist physicians to evaluate, diagnose and treat pulmonary disorders. Critically ill patients are cared for by our physicians and the critical care team in the intensive care unit at NSMC Salem Hospital. This unit provides state-of-the-art care for patients with respiratory failure and multi-system disease.

Critical Care Services
Critically ill patients are cared for by our physicians and critical care teams in the intensive care units at NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC Union Hospital. These units provide state-of-the-art care for patients with respiratory failure and multi-system diseases.

Responsibilities

For this role, we are seeking a Medical Assistant for Pulmonary, Sleep, and Critical Care Medicine Office located on the campus of Salem Hospital. This role would be supporting Christopher Humphreys, MD, the Medical Director of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Humphreys is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine.

This Lead Medical Assistant will be responsible for assisting Dr. Humphreys with evaluation, management, and treatment of patients during and between office visits and other tasks consistent with his / her training and skills. His / her primary roles are to assure efficient patient flow through the office; function as a "flow manager"; to maintain neat, clean, and safe patient care areas, and to promote patient satisfaction by interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner consistent with their needs.


Qualifications

Required:

- Completion of a formal program in Medical Assisting OR Matriculation in, or graduate of, an Associates' or Bachelor's degree program in nursing (RN). Nursing students must have completed fundamentals of nursing skills, lab, and at least one clinical rotation in medical / surgical nursing.

Preferred:

- 2 years of experience in a related physician's office setting is preferred.



Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. North Shore Medical Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.


With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.

 

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