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Certified Medical Assistant - Adult Medicine

Community Health Services Hartford, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Medical Assistant

Non-Exempt, Full Time Position

Date Posted: January 2019

Department: Adult Medicine

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 Medical Assistant for full time, 40-hour opportunities in Adult Medicine Department. This position is located in Hartford, CT. Reporting to the Nurse Manager, the Medical Assistant assists providers and nursing staff in providing excellent patient care.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Have graduated from an accredited medical assistant program

  • Certified 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

  • 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 willing to work extended hours as needed, including, with advance notice, some limited evenings and/or weekends

  • 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 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.

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

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:

  • Competitive pay

  • 401(k) plan

  • 9 paid Holidays

  • Sick leave, Medical leave, Military leave and Bereavement leave

  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurances

  • Long Term Disability

  • Maternity Related Absences

  • Workmen's Compensation

  • Vacation time


Community Health Services

Why Work Here?

Family Atmosphere + Growth potential!

CHS serves a patient-base of almost 19,000 individuals and accommodates over 100,000 patient visits each year. As a federally qualified health center (FQHC), CHS is committed to caring for each person who enters our doors, regardless of their income or ability to pay for services and whether or not they have insurance. While the majority of those CHS serves live in our primary service area of Hartford's North End community, CHS is the medical home of residents throughout the Greater Hartford area. CHS is not a clinic. We are a community health center where you can bring your entire family, and receive the Community Health Services, Inc. (CHS) is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) federally qualified health center (FQHC) located in Hartford a vibrant North End community. The largest community health center in Hartford, CHS is also the second oldest health center in the state of Connecticut. Since its establishment in 1970, CHS has grown from its humble beginnings in the office of Dr. Evans Daniels Jr., to the current three story state of the art medical facility at 500 Albany Avenue. We offer the same close, personal care and medical expertise you would expect from a private practice or hospital. CHS is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. While the Joint Commission sets the standards for the care in hospitals, accreditation is not required for community health centers. CHS undertook this effort as part of our commitment to excellence in our clinical practices, and providing every patient the quality of care they deserve.


Hartford, CT