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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Medical Assistant I in East Boston, Massachusetts

Thank you for your interest in careers at EBNHC!

Everywhere you turn, you can feel it. There's an immeasurable level of enthusiasm at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC), one of the largest community health centers in the country. From the nurses and physicians on the front line of patient care, to the managers who shape our policies, to the customer service representatives who keep our facilities running smoothly - everyone here has a role in making medicine better.

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Time Type:

Full time

Department:

Winthrop Primary Care

All Locations:

East Boston

Description:

Embedded within our clinical care team, Medical Assistants seamlessly manage patient flow while collaborating closely with nurses and physicians to deliver effective care in our Family Medicine department. They are the communication bridges between patients and their clinical team, ensuring everyone is informed and on the same page.

With a blend of clinical and organizational skills, the Medical Assistant significantly contributes to our patient care. Their meticulous attention to detail ensures optimal patient experience, minimizing wait times and maximizing provider efficiency. They handle essential tasks like taking vital signs, maintaining necessary supplies and equipment, scheduling and confirming appointments, and setting up examination rooms for office visits and procedures. Medical Assistants must be readily available to assist assigned providers through clear and consistent communication throughout the session.

Medical Assistants' compassion extends to patients of all ages, from the tiny hands of newborns to the experienced wisdom of our eldest. They play a key role in managing the physical and emotional well-being of assigned patients. Their genuine care and empathy create a comfortable and supportive environment for everyone.

Want to work within team based care? Come join our team!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Vital signs.

  • Pulse oximetry.

  • Use of 02 equipment.

  • Obtaining EKG’s.

  • Laboratory studies such as glucometer, urine dip stick urinalysis and others as requested.

  • Cleans and wraps instruments for sterilization.

  • Follows procedure for operation of autoclave and properly documents each load.

    Qualifications and requirements:

  • HS Diploma/GED and a graduate of a Certified Medical Assistant program.

  • One year of Medical Assisting experience strongly preferred.

  • One year of Customer Service experience.

  • Excellent oral, listening, and written communication skills.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).

Benefits:

  • MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION COVERAGE

  • LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE

  • 401(K) RETIREMENT PLAN

  • TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

  • FLEXIBLE SPENDING AND TRANSPORTATION ACCOUNTS

  • PAID HOLIDAYS, VACATIONS, SICK, AND PERSONAL TIME

  • STAFF DEVELOPMENT BENEFIT

  • EXCELLENT MALPRACTICE COVERAGE

  • PET INSURANCE

  • FREE PARKING

  • MBTA BENEFIT

  • AND MUCH MORE

EBNHC is committed to professional development, with ample opportunities for advancement within the organization.

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