Job Description and Requirements

Medical Lab Technician (ASCP)

The primary focus of the Medical Lab Technician position is specimen processing, test performance and reporting test results. Each individual must have the degree of skill, education, training, and experience require by CLIA to perform high complexity testing and be able to consistently provide the highest quality laboratory service to our patients and medical providers.

Responsibilities involving patient samples include, but are not limited to: Chemistry, Hematology and Microbiology testing, quality assurance, problem resolution, result reporting, facility management, phlebotomy, lab reception, lab appointments, supply ordering and stocking, lab related customer service and special projects.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
  • Associate’s degree with MLT (ASCP) registration or equivalent.
  • Two years of clinical laboratory experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate sophisticated technical equipment, solve problems and document corrective actions.
  • Patient Account Representative

    The Patient Account Representative manages all aspects of claims processing for one or more insurances including charge and payment entry, monitoring timely payment from insurance companies, reviewing and, if appropriate, appealing insurance denials and responding to patient questions concerning billing issues. This position is also responsible for responding to incoming patient calls regarding billing issues, registration, processing questions, accounts receivable and patient statements regarding balances due.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Work full-time, on site to support the operations of the Patient Accounts department.
    • Enter charges
    • Submit claims to insurance companies either electronically or on paper
    • Process remits and post payments to patients’ accounts
    • Follow up on outstanding claims and investigate and re-bill when necessary
    • Reconcile monthly charges
    • Assist patients with insurance and billing questions
    • Respond to incoming patient calls
    Approximately 60% of the Patient Account Representative’s time is spent entering charges and processing remits into the computer, 25% on general departmental task (phone calls to insurance companies or assisting patients, department mail and preparing deposits), 15% on claims follow-up.

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
    High school diploma or GED; or six months related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Registered Dietitian

    Acton Medical Associates seeks a part-time Registered Dietitian to work collaboratively with the larger healthcare team helping patients and their families understand and cope with the nutritional concerns related to their illness and treatment. The dietitian will provide patients with counseling and nutritional assessments, and calculate prescription diets. This individual will assess patient knowledge of diet and offer patient-specific, detailed information about nutritional status, adequacy measures and results, and nutrition-related lab parameters. The dietitian actively participates in process improvement activities that enhance the likelihood that patients will achieve their individualized patient-specific goals as determined by the patient’s physician.

    Education and/or Experience
    • Registered Dietitian as per Commission on Dietetic Registration.Current Massachusetts licensure.
    • Minimum of 1 year professional work experience in clinical nutrition as a Registered Dietitian.
    • Demonstrated leadership competencies and skills for the position, including ability to teach, strong organizational skills, excellent communication, customer service, relationship development, results orientation, team building and decision making.
    • Able to perform responsibilities with minimum supervision.
    • Must be able to enter and retrieve data using computer systems, systems applications and other office equipment. Prefer Microsoft Office experience. EMR experience a plus.

    RN/LPN Pediatric Triage

    We are looking for a part-time (24 hours per week) RN or LPN for our busy Pediatric Department.  The Triage Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide comprehensive care for the patient. He/she is responsible for clinical assessment of patients’ needs and implementing a plan of action to accomplish established goals for all scheduled shifts.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Triages patients over the telephone. Assesses and evaluates their concerns. This includes screening the illness, advising the patient in home self-care when appropriate and facilitating an office visit with physician when necessary. Responsible to decide and coordinate timeliness of visit i.e., emergency room, urgent, this week, next week, etc.
    • Proficiency in clinical skills as well as the process involved in maintaining a smooth flow of patients through the unit;
    • Understanding and utilizing established patient care protocols to provide prompt and efficient patient care.
      Requirements:  
    • Current Massachusetts licensing and CPR certification required.
    • Experience with phone triage in a group practice preferred.
    • Electronic medical record and practice management software knowledge a plus.
    • Weekend and holiday rotation required.
     

    Phlebotomist

    The primary focus of the phlebotomist position is ordering, collecting and specimen processing. The ideal candidate must have the degree of skill, education, training, experience required to collect and process specimens for performing high complexity testing and be able to consistently provide the highest quality laboratory service to our patients and medical providers. The Phlebotomist’s, duties include, but are not limited to, phlebotomy, lab reception, lab appointments, specific moderate and waived testing, facility management, lab order management, supply ordering and stocking, lab related customer service and special projects.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent GED.
    • Successful completion of a certified phlebotomy program.
    • A minimum of one-year routine and pediatric phlebotomy experience is desirable.

    RNs/LPNs, Internal Medicine

    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Current Massachusetts licensing and CPR certification required.
    • Experience with phone triage in a group practice preferred.
    • Electronic medical record and practice management software knowledge a plus.
    • Weekend and holiday rotation required.

    RNs/LPNs/MAs/Phlebs/X-Ray Techs