Medical Assistant

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
155 Addison Street
East Boston, MA 02128
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Accepts NHA Certifications
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
Medical Assistant 
Full-time, Benefits eligible 
East Boston, MA 

Working in close partnership with provider(s), the medical assistant assists and directs care of patients in the clinic. Their primary function is to manage efficient patient flow and to be available to assist providers as needed. The Medical Assistant is responsible for various non-skilled nursing tasks, for the maintenance and control of non-pharmaceutical supplies and equipment, and for assigned support activities. The Medical Assistant assumes a range of patient care responsibilities dealing with the physical and emotional aspects of assigned clients ages 55 to greater than 100 years. A licensed nurse supervises the Medical Assistant.

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.
Job Requirements
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)