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The Medical Assistant is an integral part of the team concept in Wheeler's health delivery system, which is devoted to the delivery of integrated primary care in an ambulatory setting with emphases on prevention and health maintenance. This position helps patients by providing information, services and assistance. The Medical Assistant supports the clinical staff in performing their duties, maintaining clinic environment to care and carry out the necessary functions required in accordance with established policies and procedures.


Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.


Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

For Good Health

  • Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
  • Wellness Programs
  • Free annual flu shots

For a Secure Future

  • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  • Company paid long-term disability insurance

For Retirement

  • 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

For Career Advancement

  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Training and development opportunities

For Work Life Balance

  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  • Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services

Shows patient to examination rooms and prepares them for MD, APRN, PA.

Verifies patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, review of medications, screening tools; confirming purpose of the visit and enters in to medical record.

Obtains patients vital signs, height and weight and enters into the medical record.

Maintains effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow.

Performs phlebotomy and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis based on programmatic need.

erforms medical support tasks under the supervision of APRN, RN.

Gives instructions to patients as instructed by MD, APRN. 

Ensures all related reports, labs and information is filed is available in patients' medical records prior to their appointment.

Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; trouble shooting breakdowns; maintain supplies; performing preventative maintenance; calling for repairs.

Takes telephone messages and provides feedback and answers to patient/MD/ APRN/PA/pharmacy calls.

Triages and processes messages from patients and front office staff to MD, APRN, PA.

Maintains all logs and required checks (e.g., refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change).

Enhances practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer



Job Requirements


High school diploma and graduation from a medical assistant program, or other equally qualified medical certification, with two years progressively responsible work experience in the healthcare field with medical specialty, knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity with EHRs is required. Bi-lingual is preferred.


Demonstrates exceptional customer service, appropriate phone etiquette and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills and analytical and problem solving abilities. Ability to acquire and maintain CPR certification within 90 days of date of hire.



Job Snapshot

Post Date 11/7/2015
Location Bristol, CT
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services, Health Care
Education High School
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2412
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