Medical Assistant II, Interventional Pulmonary at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:


Under the direction of a registered nurse, the Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting physicians, fellows, and nurses with evaluation, management, and treatment of patients during office visits, procedures and other tasks related to the visit/procedure consistent with his/her training and skills. His/her primary roles are to assure efficient patient flow through the unit; to maintain neat, clean and safe patient care areas, and to promote patient satisfaction by interacting with patients in a professional, friendly manner consistent with their needs.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Escort clinic patients to exam rooms, obtain vital signs, perform phlebotomy and EKGs

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and act as main point of contact for all equipment
  • Arrange and coordinate all equipment preventative maintenance

  • Monitor the care of equipment, instruments, and supplies

  • Responsible for bronchoscope and sterilized equipment transport

  • Perform cleaning and high level disinfection (HLD) of all necessary equipment as needed

  • Monitor and maintain emergency carts in the ICUs

  • Maintain appropriate infection control measures

  • Responsible for supply inventory list and ordering all supplies for the unit.

  • Ensure rooms are appropriately stocked and maintain appropriate inventory par levels.

  • Staff clinic front desk when needed, including assistance with call triage, scanning and media uploads, workqueue management, additional needs upon request

  • Assist physician/nurse in all PSPU procedures (flexible bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, ICU procedures, among others). This includes room turnover between procedures, procedure set up, patient preparation and positioning.

  • Maintain annual competencies including those in sterile technique and HLD.

  • Perform additional miscellaneous tasks to help maintain an efficient workflow throughout the unit.





  • Qualifications

    SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:



  • Phlebotomy and EKG and obtaining vital signs

  • Pre-procedure set-up, equipment preparation, room turnover post-procedure

  • Ordering and stocking all supplies for the unit via Ebuy through Peoplesoft

  • Assists Interventional Pulmonologist/RN for the following procedures: (list)


  • Flexible bronchoscopy w/wo biopsies and brushings


    Fluoroscopy


    Thoracentesis


    Chest tube placement


    Pleurx Catheter Placement


    Candidate must embody MGH core values, should be flexible, detail-oriented, a creative problem solver, energetic, and comfortable working both independently and in a multidisciplinary team.


    Candidate will be proficient in computer usage, be very comfortable with high tech equipment, and possess excellent interpersonal written and verbal communication skills.


    LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS (if applicable):


    High School Diploma; BLS; CMA; Previous Medical experience preferred.


    WORKING CONDITIONS: Describe the conditions in which the work is performed.


    Hospital setting, inpatient and outpatient patient population



    EEO Statement

    Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
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