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Medical Assistant / Per Diem - OPD Adult Primary Care Community Clinic

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: As needed Mon - Fri 8AM - 4:30PM

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 


Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

The Adult Primary Care (APC) clinic is located at 132 Jefferson St., Hartford Hospital. APC clinic has over 9,000 patient visits annually with an average of 40-50 patients per day. We are a busy outpatient ambulatory care clinic setting at a teaching hospital.  We see patients for preventative annual care as well as patients with wide range of health problems such as diabetes, high cholesterol, asthma/COPD and hypertension. Staffing includes attendings, APRNs, Residents, Psychologist, Social Worker, Nutritionist, Pharm D, RNs, MAs and MAAs. APC facilitates an ongoing relationship between patients and clinicians and fosters participation by patients in decision making about their health and their own care. The majority of our patients are bilingual with Spanish being their primary language and have health coverage under Medicaid. APC provides opportunities for disease prevention and health promotion as well as early detection of problems. APC guides patients through the health system, including appropriate referrals for services to other health professionals.  We are recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Physician, the Medical Assistant performs delegated functions as a member of the patient care team to provide a variety of multi-skilled services. These activities contribute to meeting the health care, safety and comfort needs of patients, and are performed in accordance with all existing regulatory, state and company standards, policies and procedures. The Medical Assistant will be primarily responsible for the rooming of patients, obtaining vital signs, assisting the physician or Nurse Practitioner in performing gynecologic examinations, minor surgical procedures, phlebotomy, obtaining pre-certification and pre-authorizations for surgeries and specialized testing. The Medical Assistant will be responsible to cover the front administrative office when needed and will be required to answer phones, schedule appointments, check in and discharge patients, copying and faxing as necessary. Reports to the assigned supervisor.


  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • High School graduate or equivalent required. Diploma from an accredited Medical Assistant Program or Medical Assistant Certification required
  • 1-2 years Medical Assistant experience in office setting preferred
  • CPR certified (or validation within 3 months of hire)
  • Must be capable and willing to cover administrative front office duties depending on the department’s needs: scheduling appointments, answering telephones, checking in and discharging patients, copying and faxing
  • Knowledge of computer systems: Microsoft Office, EPIC a plus
  • Must be able to multitask, possess outstanding communication and follow up skills
  • Demonstrates H3W Leadership behaviors
  • Demonstrates the ability to be organized and flexible in stressful situations. Ability to manage multiple priorities.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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