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Community Health Connections Medical Assistant - Urgent Care (Per Diem) in Leominster, Massachusetts

Description

Make an impact in your community through a career in health care!

Community Health Connections (CHC) is a safe haven to find compassionate care, regardless of income or insurance status.

Founded on February 25, 2002, we have 20 years of experience as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving low income, underinsured, uninsured, publicly housed, and homeless populations in 35 cities and towns in North Central Massachusetts.

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.

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits including bonuses, paid time off (vacation, sick, personal and 10 holidays), health, dental, life, vision, 401K, and more!

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Medical terminology: Some Knowledge

  • Accurate Data Entry: Intermediate

  • Medical office experience: Intermediate

  • Bilingual (Spanish/Eng.): Intermediate

  • Bilingual (Portuguese/Eng.): Intermediate

Education

Required

  • High School or better

Preferred

  • Associates or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • BLS
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