Full Time Medical Assistant

Company:  Heywood Healthcare
Location:  Gardner, MA
Hours:  40
Pay Rate: $36,000 – $46,000

COMPANY OVERVIEW: 
Join the team that is changing healthcare for the patients we serve by delivering clinical excellence close to home and is committed to helping our communities become and stay healthy.
Heywood Healthcare is an independent, community-owned healthcare system serving north central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. It is comprised of Heywood Hospital, a non-profit, 134-bed acute-care hospital in Gardner, MA; Athol Hospital, a 25-bed not-for-profit, Critical Access Hospital in Athol, MA; the Quabbin Retreat, a behavioral health and substance misuse treatment facility, in Petersham, MA; and Heywood Medical Group with primary care physicians and specialists located throughout the region. The organization includes four satellite facilities in MA; Heywood Rehabilitation Center and Heywood Urgent Care in Gardner; Winchendon Health Center and Murdock School-based Health Center in Winchendon; and the Heywood Charitable Foundation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of Management, Physician and/or Nursing, incumbent is responsible for assisting with patient care and medical office clinical support and clerical functions. Clinical duties include: Scheduling tests, obtaining and recording patient health information, including vitals and injections and rooming patients; performing in office testing, supporting providers; performing tasks /schedule management to help providers run on time; bucket management, schedule review; materials management and any other duties and locations as assigned. Must learn and perform new standards and processes as they are implemented and participate in customer service and patient satisfaction initiatives. Complete any assigned training. Perform phlebotomy services and administer vaccines. Clerical duties include: Answering phones, appointment scheduling, providing patient education. For complete description see below.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 
Minimum Education
High School diploma or equivalent required
Completion of accredited program in Medical Office Assisting (MOA) at an accredited school, or relevant job experience preferred.
Required Certifications
CMA/RMA or equivalent required. (Candidates with appropriate training or experience can obtain certification within six months of employment).
Minimum Work Experience
Experience in a medical office preferred.
Required Skills
Excellent written and verbal communications skills preferred.
Proficiency with computers and electronic medical records is required.
Ability to work flexible shifts, evening, and weekends required.
Reliable transportation for travel between locations required.

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://www.heywood.org/careers

Zachary McBride, HR Generalist, 978-630-6165 | zachary.mcbride@heywood.org

Heywood Healthcare, 242 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440