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Berkshire Health Systems Medical Assistant II in Pittsfield, Massachusetts


  • The Medical Assistant II is a part of the BMC Surgical Services Clinical team. He/she is responsible for assisting the practitioners in the performance of pain management procedures at the Crane Center for Ambulatory Surgery. The Medical Assistant II functions clinically under the direction of the practitioners and will perform other duties as requested by the Department Manager or Directors. The Medical Assistant II will work collaboratively with other members of the team to ensure timely and smooth procedural flow, always keeping the needs of the patient first. This is a Medical Assistant II position that requires the ability to perform various duties as needed to meet staffing needs.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • One year experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.

  • Experience in setting up and maintaining sterile field preferred.

  • Education and Training:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program is required.

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • CPR certification is required.

  • CMA or RMA - Certified or Registered Medical Assistant required within 90 days.

  • Other Requirements:

  • Experience in basic office skills is required.

  • Experience in surgical scheduling, procedures, etc. is preferred.

  • Ability to work independently and take direction.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and follow written/verbal direction.

  • Sensitive to diverse cultures and cultural differences.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to fast-paced position.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Must be flexible to cover for vacations and absences.

  • Self-motivated and ability to be independent and flexible within a team framework.

  • Excellent oral and written skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

  • Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.