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Medical Assistant - South County

Wakefield, Rhode Island
USD20.25 to USD28.18 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
Medical Assistant

The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is a primary care driven practice serving 120,000 patients across Rhode Island, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal costs. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings and workgroups.
Coastal Medical is an equal opportunity employer. All employees and applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran or disability status.
Per the Rhode Island Department of Health all existing and new employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive their flu vaccination upon hire.

The Position: We are currently in search of a Medical Assistant for our Narragansett Bay Pediatrics office. The Medical Assistant's main responsibility includes assisting physicians in providing high-quality patient care, while exhibiting superb customer service skills to all patients and the overall practice.

This is an hourly, full time position with a schedule of 40 weekly hours.

This position is located in Narragansett, RI.
Weekend and holiday rotation may be required.
Employee parking is provided at all sites.

Essential Functions:

Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks such as: vital signs, obtaining patient histories, verifying medication lists, lab tracking, document management, preparing charts and pre-visit planning
Works quality reports to ensure gaps of care are closed and maintain consistent quality scores
Performs routine specialized procedures and point of care testing, such as EKGs, urine dips, spirometry, nebulizer treatments, specimen collection, etc.
Administers injections including vaccines and medications
Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues under clinician guidance
Monitors inventory of medical supplies, including vaccines and medications, and ensures they are not stored or used past the expiration date


High School Diploma or equivalent
Medical Assistant Certification or equivalent training/experience as acceptable to the Practice Manager
At least one year of prior MA experience
Familiarity using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Experience planting PPDs and giving injections
Any combination of education and experience that is substantially equivalent is also acceptable

Why You Should Apply:

We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths.
Employees can qualify for student loan repayment assistance up to $9,000 and up to $3,500 per year in education assistance.
Some employees may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

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  • Job Reference: 1010173816-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Coastal Medical
  • Location: Wakefield, Rhode Island
  • Salary: USD20.25 to USD28.18 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent