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Job Details

Medical Assistant

Date Posted: 03/31/2022

Requisition Number: 1391

Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital

Work Days: 8 am-4:30 pm M-F

Category: Medical Assistant

Department: CHA Bone & Joint Center Cambridge

Job Type: Temporary

Work Shift: Day

Hours/Week: 40.00

Union: No

Are you starting out in healthcare or looking for a career change? If you are looking to make a difference CHA's temporary staffing department may have a role for you. We offer flexible schedules, varied assignments, competitive pay, and health insurance. Come join an organization where your contribution is valued and continuous learning is part of your day.


Medical assistants are essential members or the care team. They provide clinical support to both patients and providers to ensure that the patient's health care needs are addressed, while also contributing to the smooth operation of the clinic by facilitating patient flow.

Actively and efficiently manage the flow of patients through the clinic:
Pre-visit chart medical record preparation and information gathering to optimize the visit.
Participate in team huddles and team meetings.
Room patients:
Assist providers with medical histories
Appropriate documentation in the electronic health record
Check routine vital signs and point of care testing (based on patient's reason for visit, age and diagnosis
Perform screening questionnaires and pain score, as needed
Actively communicates with patients to set expectations, e.g., wait times, what to expect during visit.
Provides clear and timely observations to providers regarding patient issues.
Manages room cleaning, stocking, set-up, and turnover.
Assists providers with clinical procedures.
Participate in process improvement initiatives.
Participate in staff meetings, MA meetings and continuing education sessions.
Assist co-workers in their duties within the limitations of training and scope of practice
Other duties as required.


Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
Graduation from an accredited medical assistant program.
Maintains current Basic Life Support C certification.
Work Experience:
Linguistic Capabilities: Ability to write and verbally communicate in English. Knowledge of a second language preferred.
Minimum of 2 years experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.
Minimum of one year administrative duties in a clinical setting preferred.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

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