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Medical Assistant

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-765233
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 30, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Come join our SSTAR Health Center Team.  

The Medical Assistant duties are to assist in the provisions of quality health care to clients in a team approach.   If you have recently graduated with your Medical Assistant Certificate, SSTAR will grant you 90 days to obtain your state certification which is required for this position.  The pay code is if you are not certified is $15.00.  If you are a Certified Medical Assistant or become certified after the 90 days, the starting rate is $15.50. Specific Responsibilities

  1. Assists in the maintenance of patient flow; including weight/height, vital signs, medication review, chief complaint and patient preparation as needed.
  2. Assist physicians with exams as required.
  3. Performs urine dips, supervised urine drug screens, urine pregnancy test, glucose finger sticks, A1C, INR, and EKG’s.
  4. Input office procedures, billing charges and other pertinent clinical information into EHR (Nextgen).
  5. Update clinical care guidelines into EHR.
  6. Triage incoming telephone calls.
  7. Schedule and cancel appointments in EMR (Nextgen).
  8. Submit application for PT-1 form via www.mass.gov website.
  9. Assists with completion of paperwork.
  10. Maintains adequate stocking of exam rooms on a weekly basis.
  11. Disposes of biohazard waste in exam rooms on a daily basis
  12. Knowledge with use of autoclave for sterilization of equipment and supplies.

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications
  1. Within 90 Days of your hire date, you must obtain your Board Certified Medical Assistant license.
  2. Bilingual preferred
  3. At least two year continuous sobriety is required

Job Benefits:

We offer a great benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Generous Personal/Vacation/Sick accrual system,  Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, Pet Insurance discount and AFLAC plans.