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Medical Assistant (MA)- OR General Surgery(PER DIEM)

Requisition ID:

21163381

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Day/ Eve coverage for PAC

Work where every moment matters.

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.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:
• Assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.


Responsibilities:
• Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.

• Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

• Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.

• Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

• Responsible for performing such duties as phlebotomy, patient scheduling, EKG's, collection of specimens, taking vital signs and assisting physicians or other providers under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.

• Assists with clerical functions to facilitate departmental operations including answering phone and scheduling patients and processing orders.

• Responsible for maintenance of supplies, equipment, stocking exam rooms and monitoring environment.

• Other Duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
Required Credential(s):
• One or more of the following:
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3
Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 3 Months (90 days)
of hire date or job transfer date.

 Preferred Credential(s):
• Certified Medical Assistant.Will consider graduate of Medical Assistant Program or similar type
program such as Multi-Skilled Assistant in lieu of Certified Medical Assistant.

Education:
• Completion of Medical Assistant program preferred.
Work Experience:
• 1 year experience as Medical Assistant preferred.

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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.

 
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