Job Description

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where out patents live.  Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operations 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals.  In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lies through the company's managed care and health insurance services.  The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. 
$300 Sign On Bonus

We are looking for talented, dedicated Medical Assistants to join our team.  In return for your talent and dedication, we’ll support you with comprehensive benefits including: training, a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), work-life programs, employee discounts, generous tuition assistance, and  opportunities to grow your career potential.
The Medical Assistant (MA) provides outstanding support to physicians and healthcare providers while providing exceptional care to patients and customers within the clinical scope of an MA.  The Medical Assistant ensures that patients are welcomed in a warm and friendly manner and sees that their needs and expectations are met.  Medical Assistant's are responsible for ensuring the smooth operations in the fast paced environment of the clinic with the goal of a positive patient experience with every encounter.

Key Responsibilities

Coordinates with clinic staff to ensure a positive patient flow and waiting room experience

Assists with front and back office duties

Prepares patients to be seen by physicians

Collects vital signs and testing as required by the healthcare provider

Assists provider with collection, documentation, processing, and verification of information related to patient care in an EMR system.

Keeps patients informed of wait times and manages visit expectations

Performs diagnostic tests and processes and enters results

Communicates patient concerns and needs to the healthcare provider 

Timely responses to patient inquiries and timely completion of assigned tasks

Completes documentation of patient interactions

Maintains cleanliness of clinic areas, exam rooms and medical implements before and after patient use

Responsible to set up exam rooms and stock with up to date required supplies for patient care

Answers telephones, forwards telephone messages and under the direction of licensed staff schedules appointments, procedures and diagnostic tests
Assists in routine clerical functions such as filing of medical information in patient's records, locating and compiling department charts, obtaining medical records from other providers and entering charges for billing purposes

Facilitates timely closing of clinic and follows closing procedures

Completes assigned training and education

Performs other duties as determined by the Practice Manager or Clinic Director


Minimum Requirements

This position requires verifiable successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program 

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively on the phone, in writing and via email

Ability to exercise discretion on sensitive and confidential matters

Demonstrated computer skills with data entry software

Must be able to flex schedule in accordance with patient and provider schedules
High School diploma or GED equivalent is required 

Institutional accreditation and degree obtainment will be verified upon hire


Preferred Qualifications
One or more years experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting

One or more years of demonstrated customer service experience

Experience working with an EMR system

Medical Assistant certification

Phlebotomy experience

One or more years experience using electronic medical records (EMR)
Bilingual in English and Spanish

Physical Requirements
Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools

Please Note
All positions subject to close without notice

Must be willing to float to other locations

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Application Instructions

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