Department Secretary/Medical Assistant - Per Diem
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH)

Boston, Massachusetts

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Schedule: Perioperative Float Pool. Per diem

Medical Assistant Certification or Associates Degree in Medical Assisting required.

The Perioperative Float Pool Dept. Secretary/Medical Assistant provides direct and indirect care to perioperative patients to ensure efficient patient flow and quality patient care. Under the supervision of the Clinical Leader/Charge Nurse/Nursing Director the secretary performs various administrative duties which facilitate each patient's readiness for surgery. The Secretary/Medical Assistant will work collaboratively with the team to assure the practice of the Patient and Family Centered Care Model in an environment that exemplifies best practice.

Principle Duties Include:

• Performs assigned administrative duties to ensure efficient operation of perioperative areas.
• Triages phone calls in a pleasant and courteous manner, collaborating with professional personnel when appropriate, accurately relaying messages to the appropriate personnel.
• Receives visitors to the department and rooms patients in a professional manner, projecting a positive public image.
• Provides secretarial support in order to ensure efficient and confidential flow of information for patient's medical records.
• Updates OR/CPE charts and medical records to include add-on cases, cancellations, etc.
• Demonstrates ability to efficiently use Epic Chart system.
• Prepares the patient medical record preoperatively, ensures that all required paperwork is in the chart.
• Accurately enters statistical data into the computer system
• Takes and records vital signs and point of care testing.
• Performs EKGs when directed in an accurate and appropriate manner.
• Draws blood for laboratory testing when directed, in an accurate and appropriate manner.
• Collaboratively provides direct care to patients with the RN to facilitate efficient patient flow and quality patient care.

Grade: 140

About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
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.


  • High School Diploma or GED required, associates degree strongly preferred
  • BLS required
  • Graduate of an Accredited Medical Assistant program or has obtained and maintained a Medical Assistant Certification (AAMA, CCMA, RMA, NCMA) Licensure, Certification, Registration required
  • Lab draw training/experience strongly preferred
  • Previous medical assistant/clerical experience preferred
  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Computer proficiency
  • Staff adheres to all I. C.A.R.E. Standards

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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