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Procedural Medical Asistant / 40 Hours / Day / BWH OB/GYN Chestnut Hill

Company: Partners Healthcare System
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

The Procedural Medical Assistant (PMA) is an autonomous professional who delivers the highest level of state-of-the art expertise in the performance of office based procedures in collaboration with the care team. S/he is responsible and accountable for the quality of care provided to the patient. The PMA participates and facilitates the direct and indirect care of patients, patient instruction, and regulatory requirements within the scope of practice and consistent with his/her education and training. Major functions include, but are not limited to, safe preparation of the instrumentation in accordance with manufacturer guidelines and hospital policies, equipment and environment for office based procedures, and independently ensuring all regulatory requirements are followed relating to equipment care and maintenance. S/he works directly under the supervision of the medical director and Practice Manager. The PMA also serves as a resource and mentor to medical assistants in the practice.


  • Work requires an in-depth understanding of the equipment used for office based procedures (e.g., hysteroscopy, colposcopy, etc.).
  • Must be sensitive to and supportive of patients, families and care-providers.
  • Must be able to respond quickly and purposefully to routine and unusual situations.
  • Must have ability to recognize problems, establish priorities and initiate appropriate responses.
  • Should enjoy assisting patients and be sensitive and supportive of patient concerns.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and a mature level of courtesy, tact and professionalism required to deal with patients, management, providers and co-workers.
  • Exhibits strong communication skills and good judgment necessary to elicit information from patients and to distinguish emergent, urgent and routine problems.
  • Must work as a team player and be an effective mentor.
  • Follow HIPAA guidelines for the management of patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Demonstrates effective oral communication skills in English. Communicates in a professional, courteous, clear, and concise manner. Facilitates therapeutic relationships between patients, families and other members of the health care team
  • Ability to manage work in a neat and systematic way. Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively, appropriately prioritize clinical work, follow established policies, procedures and clinical practice guidelines and workflows
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize technology in the clinical setting. Includes basic computer skills as well as the utilization of electronic medical equipment. Ability to type accurately and enter data at an intermediate level. Ability to become proficient in using the EHR and other appropriate applications. Ability to utilize hand-held technology and download related data to the electronic health record.


  1. Completion of a certification program as a Medical Assistant.

  2. Five years' experience as a Medical Assistant or other comparable experience at minimum required.

  3. Demonstrated ability in performance of office based procedures (e.g., hysteroscopy, colposcopy, etc.), strongly preferred.

  4. Experience working in an ambulatory clinical setting with high procedure volume, preferred.

  5. Experience with Epic, preferred.

  6. Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines, and work under pressure.

  7. Excellent organizational and communication skills.

  8. Computer knowledge required.

Keywords: Partners Healthcare System, Boston , Procedural Medical Asistant / 40 Hours / Day / BWH OB/GYN Chestnut Hill, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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