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Job Details

Patient Access Representative II

Category: Medical Assistant
Location:
CHA Somerville Hospital, Somerville, MA

Department: Urgent Care SH
Job Type: Part Time
Job Class: Union
Union Name: SHLABOR -Laborers Local 381
Work Shift: Days/Evenings
Work Days: Variable
Hours/Week: 20
Date Posted: 06/10/2020
Requisition Number: hrq-97978

Job Details

  • CHA provides 24-hour emergency care at its Cambridge, Everett and Somerville Hospitals. We are one of the busiest emergency services in Massachusetts with approximately 100,000 combined annual visits and have been recognized nationally as one of the most efficient emergency services in the nation. Highlights include a state-of-the-art patient triage and tracking system, a streamlined admission process that helps us get the sickest patients to a hospital bed sooner, rapid assessment protocol to help prioritize our work, a BIDMC tele-stroke program, and an integrated Psychiatric Emergency Services at Cambridge Hospital.

    The Patient Access Representative II provides clerical and clinical support services to department providers allowing for effective patient care. Explains site routines and clinical procedures to patients.This position will provide both clerical and clinical support in an urgent care setting, allowing for effective patient care. Under the supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse, patient care responsibilities will include but are not limited to: preparing patients for well and sick visits according to protocol, performing hearing and vision tests, specimen collection and transporting as needed, height, weight, vitals and other point of care testing per protocol as well as assisting providers as needed.

    Qualifications/Experience:
    High School Diploma or GED
    Medical or Nursing Assistant certification
    American Heart Association BLS certification required
    Previous experience working in an outpatient health care facility
    External candidates must take and pass a specific job agility exam with Occupational Health

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