Company Description: Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
High School or Equivalent
Up to One Year
Certified Medical Assistant - Preference:
(3) POSITIONS LOCATED IN WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS
The Medical Assistant II is a part of the BMC Clinical team. He/she is responsible for assisting the practitioners in the performance of procedures and other patient care required by the clients. The Medical Assistant II functions clinically under the direction of the practitioners and will perform other duties as requested by the Practice Site Supervisor. The Medical Assistant II will work collaboratively with other members of the team to ensure timely and smooth office flow, always keeping the needs of the patient first.
?POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
-One year experience as a Medical Assistant in a physician`s office preferred.
-EKG experience preferred.
-Experience in handling multiple telephone lines and excellent clerical/organizational skills required.
-Medical terminology required.
-Experience in specimen testing and physician office experience preferred.
B.Education and Training:
-High School Diploma required.
-Successful completion/graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program required.
-Certification as a medical assistant preferred but must be obtained within six months of employment.
C.License, Certification & Registration:
-CPR certification required within 12 weeks of hire.
-Experience in basic office skills required.
-Data entry skills preferred.
-Working knowledge of Windows based PC applications required.
-Experience in surgical scheduling, procedures etc. preferred.
-Ability to work independently and take direction.
-Demonstrated ability to read and follow written/verbal direction.
-Sensitive to diverse cultures and cultural differences.
-Knowledge of community services.
-Demonstrated ability to adapt to fast-paced, multifaceted position.
-Good telephone communication skills.
-Must be flexible to cover for vacations and earned time absences.
-Flexible hours required.
-Self-motivated and ability to be independent and flexible within a team framework.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
-Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.