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Community Health Connections Medical Assistant - Urgent Care (24-hours/week) in Leominster, Massachusetts



We are a Non-Profit Federally Qualified Healthcare Center located in Central Massachusetts. Our company opened in February 2002 in response to a Community Needs Assessment that identified a need for medical service for the underserved members of our community. We strive to provide compassionate care regardless of income or insurance status to everyone who walks through our doors, including low income, underinsured, uninsured, publicly housed, and homeless populations. CHC is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. At CHC, we strive for a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We are proud to be able to serve our community! If you are passionate about the work we do here, we would love to hear from you!

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Medical Assistant provides assistance to the patients and providers to manage the flow of the clinic.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepares patients for visits with providers by performing and recording vital signs (including blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, and other procedures as needed)

  • Assists in routine physical examinations by preparing the patient, the equipment, and supplies, and assisting the provider as needed.

  • Assists in preparing patients for routine diagnostic procedures (i.e., urine specimens) and performing selected screening tests (including urine dipsticks, urine hCG, and rapid strep throat cultures)

  • Assists in preparing routine diagnostic request forms.

  • Books patients for tests and appointments with outside facilities and/or specialists

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associate Degree in Medical Office Assistant or equivalent preferred.

  • Previous experience preferred.

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English or Portuguese/English Preferred

  • Work experience similar to a medical office environment

  • Computer skills for accurate data entry

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology

  • AHA BLS Health Care Provider certification or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced medical office environment.


  • 401k

  • Generous vacation and personal time for eligible employees

  • Sick time

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 100% paid Life insurance/AD&D

  • 100% paid Long-Term disability.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Discounts on travel and entertainment!

  • Discounts on cell phone service, computer purchases, and more!

  • College Tuition Rewards/CMEs

  • Company Events & Activities (Annual cookout and holiday party, health and wellness events,” Lunch & Learn’s”, team building, and more!)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • EyeMed Vision Care Program

  • Accident & Cancer Insurance

  • Educational development reimbursement

  • Discounts on - gym membership, travel & entertainment tickets, electronics, and more!




  • Medical terminology: Some Knowledge

  • Accurate Data Entry: Intermediate

  • Medical office experience: Intermediate

  • Bilingual (Spanish/Eng.): Intermediate

  • Bilingual (Portuguese/Eng.): Intermediate



  • High School or better


  • Associates or better

Licenses & Certifications


  • BLS