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Medical Assistant

Company: Southcoast Health
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

SPS Family MediCenterMiddletown, RIAmbulatory Medical PracticePay Grade: SC012Full-time, Day shift, 8:15 - 4:45Req # 78453
Work for One of the World's Best Health Systems!

For Five Consecutive Years, Newsweek named Southcoast Health among the World's Best Hospitals (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke's, and Tobey). In addition, since 2018, Southcoast Health has been voted by readers as South Coast Media Group's Best Place to Work. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!

$2,500 new hire sign-on bonus for this position. (rehires termed more than 1 year also eligible)


  • Hours: 40hrs
  • Shift: Day shift; 8:15am - 4:45pm
  • Location: Primary Care: Middletown, RI
  • Pay Range: $18.50/hr - $27.27/hr. Pay Rate is determined based on nationally certified/uncertified, experience, and internal equity.


    We are searching for a Medical Assistant - Certified 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.
    • Other certifications, based on practice specialty may be preferred.
    • In accepting employment with Southcoast, you understand that you are required to be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and the COVID 19 virus or to be exempt from the requirement for medical or personal reasons by signing a statement certifying you are choosing to be exempt from vaccination once hired.


      Southcoast Physicians Group (SPG) is a multi-specialty integrated network of more than 450 providers in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We are focused on bringing together high-quality to deliver exceptional health care services.

      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, Fall River , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Middletown, Massachusetts

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