Medical Assistant

Non-Exempt, Full Time Position

 

Date Posted: July 2019

Department: Women's Health

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking experienced a Certified Medical Assistant for a full time, 40-hour opportunity in our Women’s Health Department.  Reporting to the Nurse Manager, the Certified Medical Assistant is an integral part of the care team, providing excellent patient care and contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of individual patient visits as well as to improved population health.

The successful candidate will:
  • Have a Medical Assistant Certification from a national certifying body (e.g. AAMA, NCCT, NHA, AMT).

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Have at least two years of successful medical assisting experience in a healthcare setting

  • Have experience assisting with office-based procedures

  • 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

  • Have proven success handling confidential information

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

  • Be able to produce high quality work efficiently and in an environment with changing priorities

  • Have a resourceful, collaborative, customer service-oriented approach and the willingness to be accountable

  • Demonstrate the ability to foster and maintain positive, productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including clinical staff

  • Demonstrate alignment with CHS Core Values and a high level of personal accountability

 

Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and English are strongly preferred. 

Candidates with experience working in a multiple provider medical practice with diverse socio-economically diverse populations are encouraged to apply.

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

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.