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Beth Israel Lahey Health MEDICAL ASSISTANT in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Under the direction of the Physician, the Medical Assistant performs a variety of patient care, technical and administrative duties to support the work of the Physician and to facilitate the delivery of care and education to patients. The Medical Assistant works closely with the professional staff to provide care and diagnostic testing for adult patients.

Schedule: 8:00am-4:30pm/8:30am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday

Job Description:

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - Up to $2,000 sign-on bonus if eligible

  • Escorts patients to exam rooms and provides direct patient care

  • Perform spirometry and walk tests with patients

  • Prepares exam rooms to ensure they are ready for patients and providers. Keeps the exam rooms stocked with supplies needed to perform patient assessments. Responsible for keeping exam rooms clean and compliant with regular standards.

  • Records vital signs and assists physicians with patient exams. Enters all data into electronic health records

  • Performs checks on emergency equipment logs & medication refrigeration logs.

  • Complies with all Managed Care and Quality requirements (required vitals, e-prescribing, etc).

  • Reports all pertinent observations to Physician, Office Manager, Director, or other health team member.

  • Coordinates ancillary testing, prior authorizations, and consultations as necessary.

  • Follows up with patients on test results, Rx refills, and assists with patient education.

  • Functions as a liaison between the patient and their family and the health care team.

  • Supports front desk duties as needed (mail, fax inbox, phones, check-in, co-pay collection, submitting charges to the billing company, etc.)

  • Performs other related duties as required.



  • High School Graduate or Equivalent

  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred

  • Requires Basic Life Support Certification

Work Experience:

  • 1-3 years

  • Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  • Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff,

  • Ability to demonstrate a full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures, and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of the immediate work group(s) by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members

  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem-solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled