Medical Assistant - Temporary Pool
Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Medical Assistant -
CHA Somerville Hospital,
Resources Temp Pool
Cambridge Health Alliance has an in-house temp agency and we are
looking to grow our pool of qualified Medical Assistants.
Medical Assistants provide clinical support focusing on customer
satisfaction and teamwork.
This position may require working some evenings, Saturdays and
Job Duties: Actively and efficiently manage the flow of
patients through the clinic. Actively communicate with patients to
set expectations, i.e., wait times and what to expect during the
visit. Pre-visit chart medical record preparation and information
gathering to optimize the visit.
Room patients, assists providers with medical histories,
appropriate documentation in the electronic health record, check
routine vital signs. Perform point of care testing. Perform
screening questionnaires and pain scores as needed. Initiate team
huddles and participate in team/department meetings. Assist
providers with clinical procedures. Participate in process
improvement initiatives. Update computerized reminders and
snapshot. Review and update overdue health maintenance and open
orders. Book screening tests as part of the outreach process (e.
g., mammograms, colonoscopies) and occasionally books follow up
appointments (e.g., well child visits, vaccine booster visits).
Participates in proactive population management of chronic diseases
by generating MyCHArt messages, sending templated letters, and
calling patients by telephone. Tracks completion of certain patient
tests. Participate in shared medical appointments, including
recording history and findings into the electronic health record.
Participates in the education of students and residents by
explaining the MA role and allowing observation of their work for
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited medical
assistant program; current experience as a Medical Assistant and
AHA BLS required. Knowledge of a second language is preferred.
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