Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - West
Posted Date: 7/29/2021

Position Summary:

Medical Assistant's provide outstanding support to physicians and healthcare providers, to ensure world-class care for our patients. MA's welcome patients in a warm and friendly manner and make sure the patient's needs and expectations are met. Position is located at the cardiology clinic at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

Key Responsibilities:

  • Place patients in exam rooms after registration, insuring that chart reflects current complaint/condition, medical history and any test results appropriate to follow-up visits. Take appropriate vital signs and document in chart.
  • Set-up room and/or equipment and assists with or performs as directed any special procedure, etc., including EKG procedures/tests.
  • Coordinate patient’s office visit discharge and if needed assists in arranging for diagnostic tests or referral exams.
  • Performs and/or assists physician with tests/procedures available in the office per their orders and in accordance with established safety and infection control procedures.
  • Ensures that blood or tissue samples are sent to appropriate referral laboratory.
  • Assist with contacting pharmacies for new or refill prescriptions per physician approval.
  • Obtains authorizations to perform tests, procedures or referrals to outside providers.
  • Cleans, sterilizes and packages surgical instruments/packs in the office setting.
  • Prepares all charts for next day’s appointments by reviewing physician notes to determine what must be available for the visit. To include retrieving x-rays, lab results, etc.
  • Maintains and rotates appropriate supplies/medications to be stocked in exam rooms. Appropriately discards any out of date medications.
  • Keeps patient areas and exam rooms clean and prepared on a daily basis. Uses bleach solution or antimicrobial solution for cleaning as appropriate.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family.
  • Maintains HIPAA confidentiality at all times.

Benefits:

Steward Medical Group offers a comprehensive benefits package, with multiple options to fit your needs.

  • Health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    • No deductibles apply to services provided by a Steward provider
    • Office visit copays are $0 when a member uses a Steward provider
    • Mental health and substance abuse visits have a $0 copay for all in-network providers
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flex spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-term disability
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k
    • with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of Medical Assistant training program
  • COVID-19 vaccination or valid exemption

Additional Information:

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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Steward Medical Group is taking additional necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [three-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience.

  1. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
  2. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout our facilities.
  3. A strictly controlled visitor and mask policy is required for patient and colleague safety.

Application Instructions

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