Medical Assistant

Peabody, MA | Medical Assistant

Overview

Under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, or mid level provider, the Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses 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:
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Document all patient communications and clinical treatments appropriately
  • Comply with established risk management and safety procedures
  • Comply with all local, state and federal privacy and confidentiality rules and regulations
  • Sound judgment and problem solving ability
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a complex and busy environment and see them through to completion
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Maintain or obtain CPR certification and participate in site-based CPR drills
  • Clinical skills include but are not limited to:
  • - Applies the principles of aseptic/sterile technique and infection control at all times.
  • - Performs sterilization of medical equipment
  • - Complies with all quality control programs
  • - Educates the patient within the scope of practice and as directed by supervising provider in health maintenance, disease prevention, disease management and compliance with the patient's treatment plan.
  • - Helps the provider and patient identify community resources for health maintenance and disease prevention.
  • - Assists provider and other office staff in population management using available tools
  • Strong organizational Skills
  • Completion of a formal program in Medical Assisting OR Matriculation in, or graduate of, an Associates or Bachelors 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.
2 years experience in a related physicians 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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