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Children's Hospital Boston Medical Assistant, Orthopedics, Boston in Boston, Massachusetts

61033BRTitle:Medical Assistant, Orthopedics, BostonDepartment:Orthopedic Surgery & ResearchAutoReqId:61033BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Medical Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Controlling & monitoring patient flow to maximize efficient use of providers & exam rooms.

  • Preparing exam room for each patient & escorting patient to exam room

  • Preparing medical records for patient visits, confirming accuracy with patient identifiers, entering chief complaint & social history.

  • Interviewing the patient to obtain data. Recording patient information.

  • Performing and recording vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, temperature, height, and weight, head circumference, etc).

  • Performing routine tests that may include, but are not limited to: Covid & mental health screening, and collection of specimens for lab testing.

  • Performing the collection of specimens. May perform phlebotomy if needed.

  • Reviewing list of medications with patient. Notifies provider of patient requests for referrals and prescription renewals

  • Performing Point of Care Testing (POC) as ordered, including Urine dips, HCG testing, Strep A, HGB A1C, and glucose testing as needed. Performs daily/monthly quality assurance for POC as outlined in hospital policy and procedures as needed.

  • Using proper techniques and procedures for hazardous waste disposal, universal precautions, and body mechanics.

  • Participating in prescription management tasks like prior authorizations as needed.

  • Monitoring, ordering and stocking supplies under the direction of provider, clinical leadership, administrative leaders

  • Maintaining medical equipment.

  • Maintains communication with patients, families, and providers regarding scheduling, receiving and/or registering patients, visitors and staff for appointments or procedures.

  • Transporting patients, supplies and equipment.

  • Working Monday-Friday 6:30-8:30 am start, 3:00-5 pm end. May vary based on the changing clinic needs.

To qualify, you must have:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program

  • Medical Assistant Certification: either CMA (American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), or RMA (American Medical Technologists (AMT)

  • CPR and Basic Life Support Certification

  • 1 year of hands on patient care experience as a Medical Assistant or Clinical Assistant experience required, 3+ years preferred.

  • Pediatric patient care preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • The ability to work on a team and independently

  • Ability to multi task and prioritize workflow in a fast paced, heavy volume practice.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular