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Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. Medical Assistant - MAT Program in Milford, Massachusetts

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Are you looking for a meaningful career?  Are you passionate about health equity?  Do you enjoy helping people?

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center is one of the largest community health centers in Massachusetts serving Worcester, Framingham, Milford and the surrounding communities.  We are a thriving and growing organization, and our team is expanding across sites to support this growth.

We are currently hiring a Medical Assistant - MAT Program based in Milford.  This position will provide care consistent with the Medical Assistant I role and policies of Kennedy Community Health. Using a team-based approach to care, the Medical Assistant works with team members with a specific focus on Medication Assistant Treatment (MAT) patients.

As an employer of choice, our inclusive workplace environment fosters teamwork, accountability and respect and supports the growth and development of each employee.  We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace the richness of the diversity of our staff and community.  You are a good fit for our team if you’re passionate about helping people live healthier lives and enjoy working in a supportive, team-based environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs Office Visit Planning/reviews EHR prior to the start of the session and is part of a pre-visit huddle with team members. 

  • Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe environment for patients and visitors.  Ensures exam rooms are kept clean, organized, and fully stocked.

  • Rooms patients and obtains necessary vital signs during clinics or as needed.

  • Post appointment check out and scheduling.  

  • Performs point-of-care testing, clinical procedures, and assessments according to Health Center policies and procedures.

  • Prepares patients for examinations, procedures, and treatments.

  • Assists with filling out, faxing and tracking Prior Authorizations.

  • Answer patient phone calls through MAT queue line.

  • Assists providers and nurses in the collection, processing, and tracking of forms.


  • Completion of a Medical Assistant or Certified Nurse Assistant certification program.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.

  • Demonstrated experience and/or interest in working with MAT patients.

  • Our health center requires all employees to have the most recent COVID-19 booster and the yearly flu vaccine.


  • Competitive salary based on related experience

  • Medical insurance starts on first day of employment. 

  • Health center pays 80% of medical insurance premiums.

  • Includes coverage for same-sex domestic partners and gender affirming care.

  • Generous time off packages

  • Dental and Vision insurance

  • 403b Retirement Plan with employer match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

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