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

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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:

PACE Primary Care

All Locations:

East Boston

Description:

Working in close partnership with a provider(s), the medical assistant assists and directs care of patients in a practice.

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC), is the largest community health center in Massachusetts and one of the largest in the country. From the nurses and physicians on the frontlines of patient care to the managers who shape policy, to the customer service representatives who keep our facilities running smoothly — everyone here has a role in making medicine better.

For the 8th time, EBNHC has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe! This award recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them best — their employees.

A Medical Assistant's primary function is to manage efficient patient flow and to be available to assist providers as needed. The Medical Assistant is responsible for various non-skilled nursing tasks, for the maintenance and control of non-pharmaceutical supplies and equipment, and for assigned support activities. The Medical Assistant assumes a range of patient care responsibilities dealing with the physical and emotional aspects of assigned patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Vital signs.

  • Pulse oximetry.

  • Use of 02 equipment.

  • Obtaining EKG’s.

  • Prepares for assigned clinics and ensures all test results and instruments are available per department protocol.

  • 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

  • GENEROUS STAFF DEVELOPMENT BENEFIT

  • EXCELLENT MALPRACTICE COVERAGE

  • PET INSURANCE

  • FREE PARKING

  • AND MUCH MORE

    EBNHC opens our doors to people from all demographics and cultures. Our workforce is as diverse as the city we call home — in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and age, as well as in cultural backgrounds, life experiences, thoughts, and ideas.

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