Community Health Center

Medical Assistant- School Based Clinic--JM Wright Technical--30 hours/week--Stamford

US-CT-STAMFORD
3 weeks ago(11/29/2017 1:43 PM)
Job ID
2961
# of Openings
1
Category
Medical Assistants

Overview

Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI). 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 health care.CHCI 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.National Nurse Practitioner Residency and fellowship training Consortium, National Institute for the Advancement of Medical Assistants and the Community eConsult Network.

Responsibilities

 

This is 30 hours per week Medical Assistant position- CHC School Based Clinic, supporting JM Wright Technical High School, in Stamford, CT 

  • Hours are 7:30am - 2 pm
  • This Medical Assistant position supports our clinic staff, providing patient care and assistance to our CHC team, composed of a Nurse Practitioner, Social Worker & a rotating dentist.   
  • A school based MA position, mirrors the school schedule and hours (as noted above) however this role will also provide MA support to the nearly by CHC site clinic, when school is not in session.  

 

 

This is the opportunity for you if you:

  • Possess a positive energetic attitude
  • Enjoy working with people including children
  • Are extremely organized and pay great attention to detail
  • Have a strong interest in health policy/public health
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Enjoy both the clinical as well as administrative aspects of the medical assistant role
  • Can take initiative and work independently as well as part of a

 

Qualifications

Education
High School Diploma/GED (Required)

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

Work Experience
Medical Assistants

Skills
Patient Care (Medical)
Administrative Support
Basic Computer Skills

 

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