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JOB POSTING - 12.22.2018
POSITION: Medical Assistant - Multiple Positions Available
Stamford Health Medical Group Cardiology, OB/GYN, Neurology, Primary Care
HOURS: 8:30-5 or 9-5:30 (Full-time, full benefits, excellent compensation.)
LOCATION: Fairfield County
EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years job experience is required
The Medical Assistant will assist in the delivery of care in the ambulatory setting under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse or physician.
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES / CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide patient care in outpatient physician practice under the direction of the practicing physician, physician assistant, or licensed nurse.
- Assist with other clinical and clerical duties to ensure optimization of patient experience within the practice.
Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
- Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment.
- Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
- Supports patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; drawing blood; preparing patients for x-rays; taking electrocardiograms; removing sutures; changing dressings.
- Counsels patients by transmitting physician's orders.
- Completes records by recording patient examination, treatment, and test results.
- Schedule hospital procedures, surgeries and tests. Precert and obtain test results.
- Handle phone calls and messages for prescriptions, notes, forms, etc.
- Complete disability and insurance forms.
- Maintain clinical flow in all areas of the practice.
- Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
- Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs in collaboration with the Office Manager.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
- Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
- Serves and protects the physician or health care provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.
- Maintains knowledge in area of medical terminology.
- Maintain open lines of communication with staff, physicians, and others.
- Ensure ongoing commitment of excellent customer service and supports the customer service plan.
Practice and adhere to Stamford Health’s “Code of Conduct” philosophy, SHMG’s Standards for Service Excellence and organizational values of: Teamwork, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Accountability.
- Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
Complies with departmental organizational policies and procedures and adheres to external agency requirements.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Diploma from accredited Medical Assistant school/program.
- National Certification required.
- Two years job experience preferred.
- Demonstrate basic computer skills.
- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written English proficiency required
- Demonstrate willingness to work in a team environment.
- Demonstrate flexibility due to unexpected changes in workload.
- Demonstrate ability to work independently and as a team player.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Superior customer service skills.
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED:
All age ranges from 1 year to over 95 years of age
Significant portions of daily assignments involve application of manual skills requiring motor coordination in combination with finger dexterity, (i.e., typing on computer keyboard, use of telephone).
Mobility is necessary to provide quality patient care. Manual dexterity is used to assist patients with activity of daily living, operate equipment and perform assigned treatments. Physical effort is required to assist patients with transfer and ambulation, which may involve lifting, pushing and pulling patients. Hearing within normal range is necessary to safely provide patient care. Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
Regular exposure to blood / bodily fluids, chemicals and equipment used in the treatment of patients.
Significant portions of daily assignments involve occupational risks such as cuts, needle puncture, exposure to toxic chemicals, injuries from fall or back injury sustained while moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment or materials.
Dee Ashraf, HR Business Partner
Stamford Health Medical Group
JOB POSTING - 10.08.2018
POSITION: Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator, Medical Assisting
(Full-time, 10-month, tenure track position)
ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: January 2019
Under the Supervision of the Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services, responsibilities include but are not limited to: teaching courses in the Medical Assisting Program; providing leadership for the creation of effective, collaborative learning structures (including the assessment of learning outcomes); incorporating sensitivity to diversity (including race/ethnicity, age, class and gender) into the curriculum; coordinating the Medical Assisting program and other Allied Health programs such as Medical Coding and Medical Office skills certificates; working with adjunct faculty; participating on college committees; advising students; and other related duties.
A Master’s degree in a related field is required. The incumbent must have a current medical assisting certification from one of the following certification agencies: AAMA, RMA, NCCT, or NCA. Proof of certification must be submitted with application. Applicants not holding a current certification will not be considered. The person must also have had 5 years of experience working as a medical assistant or other health care area; as well as, 2 years of teaching experience. Experience with CAAHEP accreditation processes is preferred.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
This position involves design and delivery of instruction in Medical Assisting, including the assessment of student learning; development of programming; maintaining curriculum; effective advising of students; incorporation of instructional technology; hiring and supervising of adjunct faculty; coordination of Medical Assisting program, as well as other allied health programs; service on a variety of college and/or system committees; and other duties as appropriate.
Key Effectiveness Areas
Coordination of Medical Assisting program and instruction to meet industry standard competencies and prepare program for renewal of national accreditation through CAAHEP
Assessment of student learning outcomes
Creation and maintenance of active alliances with area health care providers
Development of recruitment and retention strategies to enhance student success
Development of recruitment and marketing strategies and materials
MINIMUM SALARY: $63,732.00 plus State of CT benefits
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2018
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Email a completed Community College Employment Application, a current résumé, cover letter and unofficial transcript(s) to:
Lois Kelley, Human Resources Assistant
PROTECTED GROUP MEMBERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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