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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:

Part time


Family Medicine

All Locations:

East Boston


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.

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)

There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.

Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.

  • Medical & Dental Coverage

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

  • Educational Assistance

  • Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts

  • Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time

  • A Generous Staff Development Benefit

  • Excellent Malpractice Coverage

  • A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support

  • Free Parking

  • And Much More…