Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: M-F, no weekends, no holidays
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.
The Counseling Center at The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an outpatient facility dedicated to providing the highest level of care to adults with a variety of behavioral health diagnoses. Our multi-disciplinary team is comprised of Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses, Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Support Staff who help to support the needs of the greater New Britain community by offering services in English, Spanish and Polish. Our staff works in collaborative environments with strong interdisciplinary teams in a patient centered care model in a richly diverse work space.
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Physician, the Medical Assistant performs delegated functions as a member of the patient care team to provide a variety of multi-skilled services. These activities contribute to meeting the health care, safety and comfort needs of patients, and are performed in accordance with all existing regulatory, state and company standards, policies and procedures. The Medical Assistant will be primarily responsible for the rooming of patients, obtaining vital signs, assisting the physician or Nurse Practitioner in performing gynecologic examinations, minor surgical procedures, phlebotomy, obtaining pre-certification and pre-authorizations for surgeries and specialized testing. The Medical Assistant will be responsible to cover the front administrative office when needed and will be required to answer phones, schedule appointments, sign in and discharge patients, copying and faxing as necessary. Reports to the assigned supervisor.
Bilingual Spanish required
High School graduate or equivalent required. Diploma from an accredited medical assistant program and Medical Assistant Certification required.
CPR certified (or validation within 3 months of hire)
Must be capable and willing to cover administrative front office staff depending on the department’s needs: scheduling appointments, answering telephones, signing in and discharging patients, copying and faxing
Knowledge of computer systems: Microsoft Office, IDX, Allscripts a plus.
This position is located within a busy outpatient ambulatory care clinic setting.
Must be able to multitask, possess outstanding communication and follow up skills
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As a Hartford HealthCare entity, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package consisting of:
Medical and dental benefits
401(k) plan with employer match
Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire, including six paid holidays
Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs
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.