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Medical Assistant-Health & Wellness Medical

Company: Wheeler Clinic
Location: New Britain
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Assistant-Health & Wellness Medical
New Britain, CT, USA Req #1147
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to grow, change and live healthier, productive lives. Our mission is to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.
The Medical Assistant is an integral part of the team concept in Wheeler's health delivery system, which is devoted to the delivery of integrated primary care in an ambulatory setting with emphases on prevention and health maintenance. This position helps patients by providing information, services and assistance. The Medical Assistant supports the clinical staff in performing their duties, maintaining clinic environment to care and carry out the necessary functions required in accordance with established policies and procedures. May function as a member of the Mobile Medical Team and provide services on Wheeler's Mobile Medical Unit(s). This position will work primarily with our Psychiatric patients both adults and children.
Eligible for a $100 scrubs/uniform allowanceBilingual Spanish speaking stipend available!
Graduation from a medical assistant program preferred, or completion of or certified as a CNA plus 1 year experience in field or certified as an EMT with 1 year of experience in the field. Knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity with EHRs is preferred. A valid driver's license and access to timely and reliable transportation are required. Must have held driver's license for a minimum of one year.
New Britain, CT
Full time
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

  • For Good Health - Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance - Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution - Wellness Programs - Free annual flu shots

  • For a Secure Future - Company paid Life and AD&D insurance - For Retirement

  • 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

  • For Career Advancement - Education Reimbursement Program - Training and development opportunities

  • For Work Life Balance - Generous paid time off

    -15 Vacation days in first year
    -9 company paid holidays -8 sick days
    -2 personal days
    -2 floating holidays
    -Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling -Employee discounts on cell phone services
    Shows patient to examination rooms and prepares them for MD, APRN, PA.
    Verifies patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, review of medications, screening tools; confirming purpose of the visit and enters in to medical record.
    Obtains patients vital signs, height and weight and enters into the medical record.
    Maintains effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow.
    Performs phlebotomy and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis based on programmatic need.
    Performs medical support tasks under the supervision of APRN, RN.
    Gives instructions to patients as instructed by MD, APRN.
    Ensures all related reports, labs and information is filed is available in patients' medical records prior to their appointment.
    Follows up and tracks referral statuses insuring referrals have been sent and received in a timely fashion.
    Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
    Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; trouble shooting breakdowns; maintain supplies; performing preventative maintenance; calling for repairs.
    Takes telephone messages and provides feedback and answers to patient/MD/ APRN/PA/pharmacy calls.
    Triages and processes messages from patients and front office staff to MD, APRN, PA.
    Maintains all logs and required checks (e.g., refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change).
    Enhances practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
    Must be able to pass a respirator fit test at time of hire and on annual basis.
    Responsible for safely driving and operating the Mobile Medical Unit, including all associated operations and maintenance tasks. Tasks may include, but are not limited to operating and/or maintaining the unit's slide, leveling system, and gas.
    Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.
    Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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    • Pay Type Hourly

    • Required Education Some College

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      • New Britain, CT, USA

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