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Medical Assistant

Company: Coastal Medical
Location: Providence
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMedical Assistant (Multiple Locations)The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician governed medical group, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal cost to patients. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

  • Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
  • Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
  • Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings and workgroups.
  • Coastal Medical is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran or disability status.
  • Per the Rhode Island Department of Health all existing and new employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive their flu vaccination upon hire.The Position: We are currently in search of Medical Assistants for our various locations. The Medical Assistant's main responsibility includes assisting physicians in providing high-quality patient care.
    • This is an hourly, full time position with a schedule of 40 weekly hours.
    • Schedules consist of day time hours, Monday through Friday.
    • Coastal has several locations state-wide, the exact location of the position can be discussed upon interview.
    • Employee parking is provided at all sites.Essential Functions:
      • Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks such as: obtaining patient histories and vital signs, verifying medication lists, lab tracking, preparing charts and pre-visit planning
      • Performs routine specialized procedures such as: EKGs, rapid strep, urine dips, spirometry, nebulizer treatments, etc.
      • Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established parameters
      • Works quality reports to ensure gaps of care are closed and to maintain consistent quality scores
      • Administers injections including vaccines and medications
      • Schedules, coordinates, and tracks STAT patient referrals and pre-authorizations
      • Practices safety, environmental and/or infection control methodsRequirements:
        • High School Diploma or equivalent
        • Medical Assistant Certification or at least 1 year of prior MA experience
        • Previous experience using an EMR or EHR; eCW highly desired
        • Experience planting PPD's and giving injections preferredWhy You Should Apply:
          • We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
          • Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths. Check out what's happening at Coastal!Coastal Medical Imaging Employee Recognized for "Going the Extra Mile" Medical Joins Lifespan

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Keywords: Coastal Medical, Providence , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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