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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
Job Summary Provides basic clinical and clerical support in the delivery of patient care within the Medical Assistant scope of education. The Medical Assistant experiences continued training of all aspects of the Medical Assistant role.
Education: Diploma from an accredited Medical Assistant program OR an active CT CNA, EMT, Paramedic or Medic Certification OR relative experience as outlined below.
Experience: In lieu of education requirement, at least one year of experience in direct patient care (acute or ambulatory space) may be considered.
Experience: Relevant experience or Medical Assistant externship in a busy medical office. EPIC EMR experience.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 90 days of hire date or job transfer date.
Language Skills: Must be able to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information in English. Bi-lingual preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements
• Customer service skills
• HIPAA compliance
• Ability to adhere to quality and safety standards
• Ability to read and understand medical terminology
• Basic computer skills
• Organizational skills
• Demonstrated attention to detail in all aspects of work
• Ability to manage time and productivity without immediate supervision
• Ability to work as part of a dynamic team
• Flexibility to respond to changes in work schedules as necessary or as requested
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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.