Lifespan is now hiring for the position of a medical assistant.

Medical Assistant – Primary Care
Job Number: LPG16041
Job Title: Medical Assistant- Primary Care
Department: LPG Primary Care Newport – 8053562
Location: Newport, RI

High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of Certification Medical Assistant program required.
Ability to operate office equipment such as voice mail messaging systems, and use word processing, spreadsheet, and other software applications to prepare reports, invoices, letters, and medical records.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

Three years of out-patient physician medical office experience preferred. Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and effective prioritization and organizational skills.

The Medical Assistant reports to the Director or designee. In accordance with established policies and procedures, provides both clinical and office administrative support for the practice.

 

About Lifespan:

Lifespan, Rhode Island’s first health system, was founded in 1994 by Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. A comprehensive, integrated, academic health system affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Lifespan’s present partners also include Rhode Island Hospital’s pediatric division, Hasbro Children’s Hospital; Bradley Hospital; Newport Hospital; and Gateway Healthcare. A not-for-profit organization, Lifespan is overseen by a board of volunteer community leaders who are guided by its mission: Delivering health with care.

We make substantial investments in our workforce, including initiatives that are directly related to developing and retaining the most talented and dedicated employees in health care. Since 1998, the number of our employees has increased by 35 percent, adding more than 3,100 competitively paying jobs to the Rhode Island economy. Today, more than 15,000 people work at Lifespan facilities, and more than 80 percent of them say they are proud to work at Lifespan. We are also committed to providing job opportunities and advancement opportunities for entry-level employees at our facilities. We value the cultural richness of our neighborhoods and are committed to diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, veteran status or national origin. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.lifespan.org.

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