Medical Assistant

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Lawrence Massachusetts

If you're looking for a flexible, rewarding and challenging career, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center is the place for you. If you are a compassionate, service-oriented, bi-lingual (Spanish/English) Medical Assistant (MA) and if you want to make an impact to the community we serve, apply today!Responsibilities:* Obtains chief complaint and clearly documents findings in patient record. Ensures that results of all tests and procedures performed are available in patient record.* Performs accurate assessment of vital signs and other pertinent data and records findings in medical record.* Determines potential equipment needs for provider visit and sets up exam rooms accordingly.* Is skilled in assisting providers with treatments, dressings, tasks, etc. Obtains assistance and asks questions before attempting new procedures to ensure that they are performed correctly.* Recognizes and takes immediate action in crisis situations, both patient and environmental. Demonstrates ability to think clearly and arrive at logical conclusions.* Provides written patient education material and assists in explaining material as requested by provider that is appropriate and understandable for the ages of patients served. Documents education material provided, and patient/family response in patient record.* Communicates effectively with patients, peers and all members of the health care team. Listens and responds to verbal and non-verbal communication of patients, families and staff members. Relates to patients in nonjudgmental and caring manner.* Relates complete and pertinent information in verbal and written form appropriate to the ages of patient served. Demonstrates understanding of legal implications of charting, documents clearly and objectively all encounters with patients.* Translates for the providers as needed.RequirementsRequirements:* Bilingual in English & Spanish.* Graduate of a Medical Assistant program or evidence of education and experience working in a foreign country as LPN or RN.* Active CPR/BLS certification.* Available to work on evening or weekend hours as conditions warrant.GLFHC offers a great working environment, comprehensive benefit package, growth opportunities and tuition reimbursement.Apply On-line Send This Job to a Friend* Programs & Services* For Patients* The Family Pharmacy* Locations* Family Medicine Residency* News & Events* AboutPublic StatementThis health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 USC 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employer under 42 USC 233 (g)-(n). No one will be denied access to services at GLFHC due to inability to pay; there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available based on family size and income.AccreditationsCopyright ┬ęGreater Lawrence Family Health CenterAll Rights Reserved.Website Design by Jackrabbit

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