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:
9 paid Holidays
Sick leave, Medical leave, Military leave and Bereavement leave
Medical, Dental and Life Insurances
Long Term Disability
Maternity Related Absences