Lahey Health Medical Assistant I (Cardiology) in Burlington, Massachusetts
Lahey Health is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
Full Time, 40 Hrs, Day Shift
Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director, Director of Site Operations or assignedmanager/Site Manager in Collaboration with the Associate Chief of Ambulatory Nursing Practice,provides direct and indirect care to a specified group of patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Thisincludes but is not limited to: rooming patients, taking vital signs, and recording information. MedicalAssistants work in collaboration with the physician(s), or other health care provider(s), other ambulatorysupport staff within the department, and with other disciplines, to deliver patient care.
Education: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Graduate of an accredited medicalassistant program
Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required to communicate with patients, familymembers, physicians and other health care providers, as well as other colleagues? Knowledge of medical terminology? Must possess strong problem solving abilities and analytical skills to ensure patients’ needs aremet? Must possess basic computer skills to input and retrieve clinical information, as well as patientregistration and appointment information? Utilizes critical thinking and good judgement in performance of tasks? Must possess good organizational skills and the ability to multitask and to prioritize dailyassignments to ensure smooth work flow
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.