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Medical Assistant - Outpatient Services Job

Job Number: RIH16218

Job Title: Outpatient Services Med Asst

Department: Division of Transplant Service - 1014062

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

High School graduate or equivalency – able to read, write and speak English. Graduate of formal Medical Assistant training program (9 months or longer) or minimum of 3 years Medical Assistant experience in a comparable setting required. Basic Life Support Certification Ability to understand and apply policies, procedures and protocols. Ability to use a personal computer and scanner. Ability to use EMR and other software applications. Ability to interact with patients, providers, supervisors and peers in a professional manner. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. EXPERIENCE: Three years experience as medical assistant in an ambulatory setting. Prefer experience with electronic medical record and appointment scheduling software.
Reports to the Ambulatory Clinical Manager and/or Practice Manager and under general supervision of the attending Physician and/or a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, assists with direct patient care and provides both clinical and clerical support for the department.