Yale New Haven Health System

  • MEDICAL ASSISTANT

    Job Locations US-CT-New London
    Job ID
    67795
    Department
    LMP CARDIOLOGY N.L.
    Category
    NURSING - SUPPORT
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MON-FRI
    Work Hours
    830-5PM
    Work Shift
    NA
    Requisition ID
    2018-20754
  • Overview

    Location: New London

    Full-Time Eligiblity

     

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Responsible for assisting physicians/providers with patient care, rooming patients, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks. Responsible for appointment scheduling and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the practice services. Conveys a positive image of the practice.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Performs patient care responsibilities as assigned.
      • 1.1 Identifies self to patient/family and explains to patient/family the roles of each member of the care delivery team.
    • 2. Performs administrative responsibilities as assigned.
      • 2.1 Sends/receives patient medical records and abstracts new patient records into EPIC.
    • 3. Performs environmental responsibilities as assigned.
      • 3.1 Sets up instruments and equipment according to department protocol.
    • 4. Performs other related organizational duties as assigned
      • 4.1 Maintains patient autonomy, confidentiality and dignity.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    High School Diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited medical assistant certificate program.* Certification/Registration (CCMA/CMA/AAMA/RMA) preferred. *Employees employed by YNHHS as a result of a merger or acquisition may meet educational requirements with the applicable combination of education and experience and demonstration of current competences.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    Minimum of 1 year private practice medical assistant experience preferred in a primary care or specialist office.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Medical Assisting Certification preferred.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Excellent, organizational, communication, customer service and teamwork skills required. Ability to multi-task is essential. EMR experience preferred and working knowledge of Microsoft office applications required. CPR certification preferred. Bilingual preferred but not required. Core philosophy or values consistent with a patient-centered approach to care. Demonstrates professional, appropriate, effective and tactful written, verbal and nonverbal communication with patients, families, medical staff, colleagues, vendors, and other departments throughout the continuum of care to promote continuity of care and services and enhance clinical image.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged. Must complete work in a timely fashion.

     

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