Community Health Center

  • Medical Assistant - CHC School Base Clinic - Washington Middle & John Berry Elementary - Meriden (Full Time)

    Job Locations US-CT-MERIDEN
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/2/2018 1:48 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Medical Assistants
  • Overview

    Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice-based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and healthcare. CHC is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient-centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. We deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of CT, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute: the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement, and the Community eConsult Network.


    Medical Assistant - CHC School Base Clinic - Washington Middle School & Berry Elementary School - Meriden


    NOTE - This is a split position, full time - 40 hours, set schedules, supporting two campuses through out the week.

    • Washington Middle & John Berry Elementary - both schools located in Meriden
    • The hours would be 8am-4:30pm-f (including the 30 min lunch break) and the provider sees both schools each day
    • The schedule would be mornings at Washington Middle School, and then Barry Elementary in the afternoon

    As a school based Medical Assistant (MA) for Community Health Center, you will:

    • On a daily basis, provide clinical and technical support for our primary care providers by implementing all planned care items using electronic tools to ensure efficient and accurate workflow.
    • Monitors equipment and performs clinical testing according to OSHA and CLIA standards.
    • Be a liasion with patients, families, specialists, and all members of the health care team.
    • With the primary care nurse and provider, ensures continuity and coordination of care in a patient centered medical home.
    • Assists the primary care nurse as able with routine medication administration, immunizations and other provider clinic support supported by the scope of your role


    High School Diploma/GED (Required)

    Registered Medical Assistant - State of Connecticut
    Certified Medical Assistant [CMA] - American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

    Work Experience
    Medical Assistants

    Basic Computer Skills
    Administrative Support
    Patient Care (Medical)


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