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Medical Assistant - No Nights or Weekends

Company: Fallon Community Health Plan
Location: Lowell
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Assistant - No Nights or WeekendsUS-MA-LowellJob ID: 6867Type: Full Time# of Openings: 1Category: OtherSummit ElderCare - LowellOverviewFallon Health Vaccination Requirements:To protect the health and safety of our workforce, members and communities we serve, Fallon Health now requires all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status. As of 2/1/2022, all roles not designated as "Remote" require full COVID-19 vaccination and Fallon Health will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. About Fallon Health:Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation's top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit fallonhealth.org. About Summit ElderCare: Fallon Health operates the largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in New England and the fifth largest in the country. Called Summit ElderCare, Fallon's PACE helps provide older adults and their caregivers with a welcome alternative to nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to comprehensive medical services and social support at a Summit ElderCare site while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities. Brief summary of purpose:Performs a variety of duties involving clinical and administrative patient care in accordance with applicable standards of practice. Provides assessment and care to PACE participants at the direction of the SE Clinic Supervisor, SE Clinical Manager and/or the SE Provider. ResponsibilitiesJob Responsibilities: Prepares and stocks exam rooms Rooms participants in the SE PACE clinic Assists in the examination and treatment of PACE participants under the direction of the SE Provider (physician or NP)Obtains and records vital signs including blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, pulse oximetry, heights, weight, etc.Assists with simple to complex clinical/diagnostic procedures such as urine cultures, throat cultures, etc.Establishes IV access as requested and necessary under the direction of the SE Provider (EMT-Advanced)Performs phlebotomy as ordered by the SE ProviderPerforms point of care testing as ordered by the Provider both at the PACE center and in the communityPerforms EKG, bladder scan and Doppler as ordered by the ProviderConducts home visits when needed to medically evaluate and treat PACE participants in their homes under the direction of the SE provider and within the established standards of practice of their relevant license or certificationAdministers medication (within scope of practice), wound care, breathing treatments and other procedures at the direction of the SE Provider both at the PACE center and in the community for PACE participantsQualificationsEducation: High School Diploma/GEDSuccessful completion of Massachusetts EMT-Advanced or CCT program or Medical Assisting Certificate or 2 years' equivalent experience as Medical Assistant/Clinical Assistant in busy medical practiceCertification: Licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician-Advanced in the State of Massachusetts or;Certification as a Critical Care Technician or;Proficiency in phlebotomy and Medical Assisting responsibilities as would have been gained through experience as Clinical Assistant or Medical Assistant in busy medical practiceSuccessful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS-CPR) Healthcare ProviderExperience: At least two years' relevant clinical assisting experience in busy medical practice or similar settingExperience working with the frail elderly populationKnowledge of medical office and laboratory proceduresAbility to perform phlebotomy procedures independentlyAbility to gain IV access independently (EMT-Advanced only)Ability to practice independent judgement in accordance with applicable standards of practice Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. PM16PI181837235

Keywords: Fallon Community Health Plan, Lowell , Medical Assistant - No Nights or Weekends, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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