Position: Certified Medical Assistant
Location: Boston, MA
This is an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant who wants to work in a specialized area of occupational health for our client, a University Research Occupational Health Program located on the medical school campus in Boston's south end. The Program focuses on the health, wellness and safety of the University's research and scientific community.
Under the Direction of the Medical Director or other licensed care provider, the Medical Assistant will provide patient care, and a variety of clinical and administrative medical duties including:
Preparing patients for examination, including blood pressure, temperature, weight
Administer immunizations and screenings
Collect/prepare lab specimens
Collect urine drug screen samples (certification provided by the department)
Schedule follow up appointments
Maintain examination and treatment areas, including stocking and removing of expired medical supplies
Notify patients of lab results and xray reports
Maintain detailed and accurate documentation in the electronic medical recordkeeping system
Maintain patient records confidentiality
Other miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned.
High School or equivalent
Completion of an accredited medical assistant program with certification
Experience: 1 year as Medical Assistant preferred
Additional eligibility qualifications:
Knowledge of medications and injection procedures
Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by phone and in writing
Hours Required: Part-Time position 20 hours per week. Prefer 2.5 days per week, but will also consider or five half days (8 – noon).