Medical Assistant


East Boston, MA 02128
United States

Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

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.
 
 
Job Requirements
Education
High school diploma or equivalency required.
Medical Assistant certificate preferred; HHA or C.N.A. required
CPR BLS required.

Experience
At least one year of working with the elderly in a health care setting.

Skills/Abilities
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
Familiarity with use of personal computer in a Windows environment preferred.
Able to use the Epic Care Computer system.