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Medical Assistant - Urgent Care

Company: Southcoast Health
Location: Fairhaven
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


$1,500 new hire sign-on bonus for this position. (rehires termed more than 1 year also eligible)


  • Hours: 40hrs
  • Shift: 12 hr shifts during week (8a-8:30pm), Every Other Weekend is Required (sat&sun 9a-5p)
  • Location: Urgent Care - position will be required to float throughout urgent care sites based on need (Fairhaven, Wareham, Dartmouth, Fall River, Seekonk, & Lakeville)
    We are searching for a Medical Assistant who, under direction of the Office Manager, Clinical Coordinator or designee; and under the Medical Assistant Group Supervisory Agreement, will perform a variety of medical assisting duties both within and in support of the assigned Medical Office(s) within Southcoast Physicians Group. Under the supervision of primary care providers / nurses, and in collaboration with clinic team members and patients and families (as defined by patient), provide the highest quality of care and treatment for all patients. Assist providers with patient care and procedures. Facilitate efficient flow of patients through the clinic or medical office. May be responsible for telephone communication with patients including communication of test results, surgery schedules, procedures and providing appropriate counsel and follow-up under the direction of a designated supervisor. Utilize an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and other related software to update and/or access patient information, as appropriate. Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality. Responsibilities may include providing medical interpretation in a language other than English for the practice office.

    Education and/or Experience Requirements:

    • Equal to completion of four years of high school or equivalent plus specialized courses and training.
    • National third-party certification, such as AMCA, AAMA, AMT, CCMA (NHA certification), or NCMA (NCCT certification) is required within 13 months of hire
    • Successful completion of a Medical Assistant Program, or 2-3 years related medical office practice experience, is required.
    • BLS certification is also required.
    • Prior experience in using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and/or health-related computer software is preferred.
    • One (1) year of medical assistance work experience is preferred.
    • Fluent in a language other than English and Medical Interpreting is preferred.
    • Must be trained in phlebotomy or willing to be trained to perform phlebotomy until deemed competent by our lab partners
    • 3-5 years' experience in Occupational medicine preferred but not required
    • Previous experience with drug screening, audiology testing and respiratory testing would make this candidate very viable for the position
      Must be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and COVID 19 and provide required vaccination documentation, unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment.Southcoast Health is a community healthcare system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.Together We Are More.

      • With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth, according to the Boston Business Journal.
      • We strive for a culture of health and well-being that recognizes, respects, and celebrates the rich diversity of one another and the communities we serve.
        We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.

        • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
        • Tuition Assistance**
        • Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance*
        • Life & AD&D insurance*
        • Flexible Spending Accounts*
        • 403B Retirement Plan with match
        • HealthQuest Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Discount Program
        • Career Development Opportunities
        • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council
          *Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.**Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us to be More than medicine!Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Southcoast Health, New Bedford , Medical Assistant - Urgent Care, Healthcare , Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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