Clinical Assistant | Beth Israel Lahey Health Careers

Beth Israel Lahey Health

Company Name: Beth Israel Lahey Health
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Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Burlington, MA
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
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Beth Israel Lahey Health is seeking a Clinical Assistant in Burlington, MA. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:

When you join the growing BILH team, you’re not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Clinical Assistant

Job Description:

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director of Site Operations, Practice Development Operations Manager, Site Manager or Practice Manager provides direct and indirect care to a specified group of patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Clinical Assistants will receive 6 weeks of classroom instruction. This will be followed by 2 weeks of hands on training in a Primary Care Practice where they will be assigned a preceptor. The preceptor and/or supervisor will decide when trainees are ready to take on patient care responsibilities.The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of this position.Primary Responsibilities: Achieves and maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association, according to departmental standards prior to seeing patients in a practice. Organizes and prioritizes daily work to ensure patients needs are met and provider schedules run efficiently. (essential) Monitors patient flow, escorts patients to the appropriate room, accurately obtains patient identification, allergy history, domestic abuse screening, obtains and records vital signs, per departmental standards and documents for entry into an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) or on appropriate forms. (essential) Maintains exam rooms by monitoring and replenishing supplies and performing routine housekeeping and disposal and handling of hazardous waste. Maintain inventory of medical supplies and orders medical supplies as authorized by Site/assigned Manager, Supervisor or Site Coordinator. (essential) Documents all pertinent information for entry into an EMR. Accurately transcribes provider orders according to policy.* Notifies provider with any abnormal vital signs, elevated pain scores or safety concerns. Observes and reports any abnormal symptoms or behavior to appropriate clinical staff member. (essential) Communicates all appropriate information prior to break, lunch or change of shift, to necessary personnel to ensure continuity of care. Prepares patient for the appointment based upon the diagnosis, procedure and/or department protocols. Includes proper patient attire (gowns/shorts etc), proper pre-visit tests completed, and proper set-ups for the procedure to be performed etc. (essential) Maintains confidentiality and patient rights in interactions with the patient/family and other health care workers. Respects the values (religious/spiritual, ethnic, cultural) of the patient and family. Perform electrocardiograms, blood pressures, spirometries and vision and hearing testing according to departmental standards. (essential) Provides patient with written educational material. Documents that patient instructions were given, as well as patients response. Assists in performing departmental procedures. Use electronic system to schedule x-ray, mammography or laboratory appointments. Performs and/or assists with the admission and transfer process. Monitors and takes action on work queues as trained/assigned. (essential) Proficiently utilizes EMR to enter and retrieve patient information. Ensures that all necessary information and materials are present for provider prior to patient visit. Receives and communicates information through various processes, including (but not limited to) use of computers, Intranet, e-mail, telephone system, scan and fax. (essential) Ensures that all appropriate equipment is maintained in good work

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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