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Family Planning Center Medical Assistant - Full-Time 30-40 hours

Company: Hartford GYN Center
Location: Bloomfield
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Family Planning Center Medical Assistant - Full-Time 30-40 hours per week

The position of Center Assistant combines the roles of Medical Assistant and Patient Advocate to best serve the many needs of our patients. Join a valuable and inspiring field by providing care to gynecology and abortion patients!

Full-Time 30-40 hours per week available at Hartford GYN Center a state licensed Family Planning Clinic located across from Hartford Hospital. HGC has specialized in high quality women's health and abortion care for over 40 years and offers a progressive work atmosphere. We are committed to advocating and caring for women seeking legal, safe, compassionate abortion care, in addition to gynecological care and assistance for adoption services and prenatal care.

Responsibilities include (Experience in one or more preferred):

Checking patients in, taking payment and other routine front office duties
Assisting Practitioners during gynecology services and filing of test results
Performing pre-procedure vitals, basic lab work
Assisting in the Procedure Room set up, during procedures and in transporting patients
Recovery Room assistance including vitals
Basic pathology examination of tissue, packaging of specimens including products of conception
Decontamination and Sterilization of instruments
Providing fact-based education, supportive counseling and community resources to patients
Serving as an advocate for patients, their partners and families

Our team welcomes committed, experienced caregivers with a strong work ethic, excellent patient care skills, sense of humor and a desire to be a part of a team. The right candidates want to work with a diverse patient population, can multi-task and appreciate being challenged by a fast-paced work environment. The right candidates also have a strong commitment to the full range of reproductive health care, the desire to advocate for all our patients in a friendly, professional and compassionate manner and to provide accurate medical information in an empathetic, non-judgmental manner.

The ideal candidate has:

Strong verbal and written communication skills
Basic computer skills (Electronic Health Record experience a plus!)
Ability to lift 75 pounds unassisted
Experience/familiarity with ultrasound a plus!
Bilingual candidates strongly preferred, but not required. Staff members who speak more than one language interpret for non-English speaking patients and their loved ones throughout their care

Full-Time hours include medical, dental, vision, 401k with match.

Part-Time hours available for the right candidate. PT Benefits offered: 401k w/match

HGC is an active member of the Abortion Care Network and accredited by the National Abortion Federation and CT Department of Health.

Keywords: Hartford GYN Center, New England , Family Planning Center Medical Assistant - Full-Time 30-40 hours, Healthcare , Bloomfield, Northeast

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