Patient Care Tech
Steward Medical Group at Hawthorn Medical Associates is looking for enthusiastic, dedicated Patient Care Technicians to assist in treatment of patients and provide quality in-office patient care. This entry level position will help you get started with on the job training. Additionally, you will qualify for tuition reimbursement and/or educational loan reimbursement programs when you pursue a certification program in Medical Assisting or other related health care careers.
PATIENT CARE TECHNICIANS, under direct supervision, assist the care team in treatment of patients and provides quality in-office patient care.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists patients into the exam room, assists the nurse and provider with patient care, documentation, obtaining supplies and obtaining information from or for patients
Obtain and prepare laboratory specimens for testing
Cleans exam/procedure room(s) and maintains equipment between patients and at the end of the day in accordance with established protocol; document accordingly.
Maintains a clean work area; prepares the equipment, patient room(s), and stock supplies or facilitate the reorder of supplies as necessary.
Remains flexible with the changing needs of the department and the organization.
Completes required training sessions.
High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of a clinical training program, and/or work experience in Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA), Home Health Aide (HHA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), EKG Tech, or related field.
Prior experience in face-to-face customer service environment is preferred.
We offer you:
A starting rate of $15/hour with opportunity to increase pay based on attainment of MA Certification to $19/hour or more
Vacation, holiday and sick time
Medical, dental, vision and other elective insurances
Medical Assistant educational loan reimbursement
Hawthorn Medical Associates, an affiliate of Steward Health Care, was established in 1970 and is the largest multi-specialty group practice in the Greater New Bedford area. We have many of the area’s finest physicians who practice in our state-of-the-art facilities in a campus-like setting. They are supported by a skilled professional and support staff and together provide high quality, comprehensive medical care to more than 138,000 patients each year.
Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward Physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.