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Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.
The Specialty Clinic (BS 5) is located at 79 Retreat St. on the fifth floor of the Brownstone building of Hartford Hospital and in the MOB. BS-5 clinic has over 4,500 patient visits annually. There are over 10 different specialty clinics held on various days of the week. Clinics include services from Cardiology, ENT, Breast, Gastro, Urology/Cysto, Trauma, General Surgery, Neurology/Epilepsy, Bloodless Surgery, and Pulmonary. Staffing includes attendings, PA, fellows, residents, RNs, MA, MAA and Data Manager. BS-5 staff guides patients through the health system, including appropriate referrals for services to other health professionals.
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Physician, the Medical Assistant performs delegated functions as a member of the patient care team to provide a variety of multi-skilled services. These activities contribute to meeting the health care, safety and comfort needs of patients, and are performed in accordance with all existing regulatory, state and company standards, policies and procedures. The Medical Assistant will be primarily responsible for the rooming of patients, obtaining vital signs, assisting the physician or Nurse Practitioner in performing gynecologic examinations, minor surgical procedures, phlebotomy, obtaining pre-certification and pre-authorizations for surgeries and specialized testing. The Medical Assistant will be responsible to cover the front administrative office when needed and will be required to answer phones, schedule appointments, sign in and discharge patients, copying and faxing as necessary. Reports to the assigned supervisor.
Qualifications Bilingual Spanish required.
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