CapYear’s take on why this is a great opportunity for pre-health grads:
- A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow.
- Opportunity to work alongside international healthcare leaders and specialists.
- Brigham and Women's Hospital has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
- Individuals collaborate as a member of the health care team, contributing toward a supportive and therapeutic environment that promotes the attainment of patient goals that are specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and timely.
- Exposure to direct patient care, health education, administrative duties, and record keeping in a healthcare setting.
OVERVIEW OF BRIGHAM AND WOMEN´S HOSPITAL
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is part of Mass General Brigham, a single, integrated health care system that consists of 16 member institutions that encompass a range of health care organizations. In addition to our academic medical centers, these include top-tier specialty hospitals, community hospitals, a rehabilitation network, a health insurance plan, a physician network, a teaching organization and many locations for urgent and community care.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a world-class academic medical center based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Brigham serves patients from New England, across the United States and from 120 countries around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has a legacy of clinical excellence that continues to grow year after year. The Brigham network includes 1,200 doctors throughout New England working across 150 outpatient practices.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital was named one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in its 2023–24 “Best Hospitals” list and ranked first nationwide for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the second year in a row
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Accurately obtains vital signs, elicits information about the patient’s basic health status, administers relevant care within scope of practice and as directed by the LIP/LPN/RN, and documents as appropriate in the electronic health record.
- Performs routine tests that may include but is not limited to: electrocardiograms, vision and hearing screening, and the collection of specimens for laboratory testing and point of care.
- Participates in team-based care and patient education initiatives to support the health and wellness of patients in conjunction with the LIP/LPN/RN. Reinforces patient instruction as directed by LIP/LPN/RN.
- Participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement initiatives and compliance readiness.
- Participates in telephone screening of patients; may provide instruction to patient when directed by the LIP/LPN/RN.
- Participates in prescription management tasks including pending of new prescriptions and renewals requiring LIP approval, prior authorizations and medication reconciliation.
- Follows approved clinical practice guidelines (CPG’s) and workflows, pends appropriate orders for radiology, laboratory testing and other care needs requiring LIP authorization.
- Other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or GED
- Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Certificate Program preferred
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES:
- Demonstrates effective oral and written 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 correspond and communicate with others clearly and effectively in writing (via e-mail, memo or interoffice note, documentation of patient information) and to take complete and accurate messages.
- Ability to manage work processes in a neat and systematic way. Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively, appropriately prioritize clinical work, follow established policies, procedures and clinical practice guidelines, workflows.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is 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.
- 850 Boylston Chestnut Hill, MA
- Day Shift
- Monday - Friday