The Medical Assistant is responsible for patient care activities that include but are not limited to obtaining vital signs, obtaining blood specimens, and assisting nursing and medical staff in performing invasive and non-invasive procedures, such as bone marrow aspirates.
Indirect patient care activities include those that support clinic operations such as ordering and stocking clinical supplies and patient education materials, transporting patients and specimens as needed, and monitoring the environment of care. The position requirements include organizational skills with attention to detail, thoroughness, practical decision-making, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to team work.
This position is part of the 1199SEIU Bargaining Unit at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.
This position reports to Practice Manager and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: * High school diploma or equivalent required * CMA, AAMA, RMA, CNMA, or CCMA Medical Assistant certification preferred * Current Basic Life Support certification (BLS) from the American Heart Association required * One (1) year technical/vocational training school program or one (1) to three (3) years experience as a medical assistant or EMT-B certification requiredEEO StatementIt is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.