BWPO MEDICAL ASSISTANT / 40 HOURS / DAY / BWH - PSYCHIATRIC SPECIALITIES

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) Boston, MA

Company
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3024968
AJE Ref #
576198553
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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GENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

Reporting to the Ambulatory Practice Manager, the medical assistant provides support to the practices physicians for all ambulatory visits. Working as a member of the healthcare team, the medical assistant will be responsible for the pre-visit intake process, and equipment maintenance. In addition, the medical assistant will be cross-trained to some components of the Practice Assistant role.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Accurately performs the intake process using two patient identifiers, this includes checking vital signs, blood pressure, height and weight. Documents all results into Epic

Reviews and documents allergy and smoking status

Performs medication reconciliation following BWPO and BWH standards, this includes reviewing the patients medication list and documenting/updating as needed

Enters prescription renewal requests in Epic using the prescription renewal queue making sure to enter all pharmacy information and medication names in coded format

Ensures PROMS, and practice specific paperwork are completed, helps complete them if necessary

Reviews practice policies and procedures with new patients

Performs patient education around virtual visits

Responsible for managing the prescription renewal line, ensures all patients requests are handled in a timely manner. This includes management of prior authorizations

Maintains excellent customer service

Enters Requisite Lab Orders as detailed in protocols

Assists patients in completing appropriate releases of information forms

Ensures equipment is properly maintained, communicates issues to the practice manager

Communicates to the practice manager when supplies must be reordered

Cross trains to portions of the practice assistant role, this includes answering inbound calls to the practice, making reminder calls, scheduling and canceling appointments

Performs all other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Certificate Program preferred

* High school diploma or equivalent required

* Prior medical assistant ambulatory experience required

* Must have a demonstrated proficiency in working with electronic systems in order to document patient data

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

* Demonstrates effective problem solving skills and attention to detail

* Maintains a professional and mature demeanor, including the ability to work well under variable degrees of pressure

* Excellent interpersonal skills required

* Must have the ability to work well individually and as a part of the team

Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Brigham and Womens Hospital I CARE Standards

The I CARE Standards guide me in my interactions with patients, family members, visitors, colleagues, and neighbors in my workplace and surrounding community to optimize the Brigham experience and help fulfill my role in our mission of providing seamless, high quality patient and family centered care.
C.I will Communicate my commitment to high quality performance
A.I will Appear and act as a professional
R.I will Respect all individuals
E.I will Extend myself