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Medical Assistant- Wound Center Per Diem

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Technician Job ID: JR31264 Date posted: 09/19/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Per Diem, Based on department needs

Job Description:


  • Under the direction of the registered nurse and provider, delivers clinical assistance to patients within the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center.
  • Reviews and prepares medical record and clinic rooms prior to clinic start, between patients and end of clinic day
  • Maintains optimal flow of patients for efficiency of practice.
  • Escorts patients into the exam area.  Prepares patient for the physical exam.
  • Takes and records routine vital signs, heights, weights. Obtains blood glucose. Reports any abnormal values to the nurse. Documents results in patients EMR.
  • Responsible for undressing the wound area, cleansing the limb/ wound area, measuring and photographing the wound area.  Documents results in patients EMR.
  • Assists nursing staff and providers in the treatment rooms as directed.  May be required to perform direct patient care, i.e., assist with physical care, cast removal, dressing, toileting, patient monitoring, specimen retrieval.
  • Transports patients to other settings as directed.
  • Assists in data entry.
  • Orders, organizes, stores, and maintains par levels of medical supplies in clinic and exam areas.
  • Provides coverage for unit coordinator: telephone, scheduling, insurance auth. and billing input.
  • Obtains labels and sends patient specimens as ordered.
  • Ensures accurate coding for visits and procedures performed
  • Carries out other tasks as directed by the Clinical Leader, Nurse Practitioner or Director
  • Maintain and adhere to all Beth Israel Deaconess Plymouth, OSHA, CLIA and government regulations.
  • Performs all tasks in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology required
  • Ability to organize.
  • Knowledge of computer programs, systems.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, verbal and written at 12th grade level.
  • Ability to type at 35 wpm. 
  • 1-2 years experience in a medical office preferred.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assistance required.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assistance required.
  • Medical Assistant certification required.
  • BLS from American Heart Association certification required.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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