Pediatric Certified Medical Assistant

Non-Exempt, Full Time Position

 

Date Posted: September 2021

Department: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

A great job opportunity for a certified or registered Medical Assistant who is interested in Pediatrics.

We are seeking a Pediatric Medical Assistant to join our Department of Pediatrics at Community Health Services (CHS). The Pediatric Medical Assistant will help deliver comprehensive quality patient care according to standards of practice to children and adolescents. The Clinical Director of the department is Dr. Zeev Harel, a former Brown University Medical School Professor of Pediatrics. Levels of employees' engagement and satisfaction in this department are above national average. 

We offer the following generous benefits to our full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; low employee premiums!

  • 401(k) Plan with 100% match!** 

  • Generous Paid Time Off PLUS 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • No weekend hours!

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Various Leave Programs - Maternity, etc. 

**100% match up to 3% of contribution, and 50% match on 4-5% of contribution

Responsibilities:

Provide care to children and adolescents, in collaboration with department physicians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and pediatric physician assistant.​

Assist pediatric providers with patient preparations and procedures as needed.

Accurately document all aspects of patient care in the medical chart in a timely manner.​

Coordinate patient care with team members, other departments, and community agencies as necessary.

Participate in departmental quality improvement activities and CHS committees.

Adhere to all CHS’ policies and procedures regarding documentation of medication and information provided to patients.

The incumbent in this position should:
  • Be a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program

  • Be Certified or Registered Medical Assistant from a national certifying body (e.g AAMA, NCCT, NHA, AMT)

  • Have at least two years of successful medical assisting experience in a healthcare setting, however recent certified graduates are encouraged to apply

  • Have demonstrated success delivering high quality patient care, including taking vital signs, appropriately collecting and handling specimens, and performing in-office laboratory and diagnostic tests consistent with competency level

  • Be comfortable with or be able to learn electronic practice management systems

  • Have the willingness and ability to work as part of a team and to demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism

  • All candidates for employment at CHS must successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

CHS requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received all COVID-19 shots necessary depending on the type of vaccination (1 dose for Janssen, 2 doses for Moderna or Pfizer) prior to your first day of employment. In addition, you are required to provide proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day of employment. 

  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a medical condition or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation and such accommodation must be reviewed prior to your first day of employment. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is approved, you will be required to submit to weekly PCR testing at least once every 7 days and provide a copy of your negative test result no later than the beginning of your shift each week. 

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.