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Mammography- Medical Assistant, Full-Time Days

Job ID 28534249008

Description

Schedule: Full-time 40 hours. Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30pm. Rotating shifts to 8:30 pm - 5:00 pm every other week

The Medical Assistant (MA) is an integral member of the healthcare team, participates in the direct and indirect care of patients, health maintenance, patient instruction, collaborative planning and will function as an interdisciplinary team member. Medical Assistant certification is required for this position. 

  • Demonstrates true engagement and enthusiasm to contribute toward the care delivery for patients and families. 
  • Promotes an inclusive environment supportive of patient and family centered care for a diverse community. 
  • Assists with room prep and set-up for procedures within the practice following standard operating procedures.
  • Assists with all procedures within the practice, including, but not limited to, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography (MG), ultrasound- (US), and fluoro- guided procedures.  The procedures are, but not limited to, core needle biopsies, radioactive seed placement, wire localization, cyst aspiration, fine needle aspiration, abscess drainage, joint injections, lumbar punctures, myelograms, and research samples. 
  • Takes vital signs, as needed.
  • Performs patient education and counseling. 
  • Assists with receiving test results for physicians and calling patient with follow up of labs and tests under direction of a physician.
  • Answers practice phones, take messages, and schedules appointments when appropriate, in addition to assisting with administrative work.
  • Escorts patients and labs/supplies within imaging department and to other areas of the hospital, as requested.
  • Clean equipment and room after each procedure, following infection control guidelines.
  • Clearly communicates to radiologists and technologists status of patient and room readiness to keep flow of procedures running efficiently. 
  • Has a thorough understanding of how the procedures operate and anticipate the needs of the doctors and patients. 

Grade: 130

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community.  We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum.  Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital offers comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties.  Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is a designated Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a recognition that fewer than nine percent of all US hospitals receive. 

At Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life. From creating breakthroughs that have paved the way for treatments around the globe to training the next generation of providers, our patients, and those we may never meet, are at the center of everything we do. If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital.  Our patients call it better care.  Our employees call it home.

Qualifications

  • Medical Assistant certificate within the state of Massachusetts required
  • Current BLS
  • Must have graduated from High School or have a GED
  • Preferred 2 -3 years in a clinical setting.
  • Must be prepared to work overtime, holidays and weekends as needed.
  • Works in a large open area in clinics which may be noisy and may have extreme temperature and humidity variations.
  • Continuous movement while assisting in procedures and room turnover.
  • Ability to assist patients in exam room, may require lifting of patients.
  • Periodic exposure to biological substances (blood, body secretions/waste), communicable and other diseases
  • Considerable stress from dealing with a wide variety of hospital staff, patients and families and internal/external conditions or circumstances

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospitalis an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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