Coastal Medical
  • 02-Sep-2021 to 01-Nov-2021 (EST)
  • Narragansett Bay Pediatrics
  • Narragansett, RI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Coastal Medical offers a full compensation package including paid holidays, earned time, 401K match and health and life insurance benefits.

Medical Assistant (South County)

The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician governed medical group, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal cost to patients. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

  • Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
  • Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
  • Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings and workgroups.
  • Lifespan has joined other healthcare leaders and systems around the country in requiring all employees, regardless of their role, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition, the Rhode Island Department of Health has now issued a new emergency regulation requiring all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • All new employees must at least have 1 dose of the COVID vaccine by October 1st and be fully vaccinated by October 31st.
  • Compliance with the Lifespan Seasonal Influenza Policy is required by October 31st for all employees and physicians.

The Position: We are currently in search of Medical Assistants. The Medical Assistant's main responsibility includes assisting physicians in providing high-quality patient care.

  • This is an hourly, full time position with a schedule of 40 weekly hours.
  • This position is located at our Narragansett Bay Pediatrics office in South Kingstown, RI.
  • The schedule will be discussed during the interview process.
  • Employee parking is provided.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with direct patient care procedures and related tasks such as: lab tracking, obtaining patient histories and vital signs, verifying medication lists, preparing charts and pre-visit planning
  • Performs routine specialized procedures, such as EKGs, rapid strep and urine dips
  • Administers injections including vaccines and medications
  • Educates and advises patients on specified medical issues within established parameters
  • Schedules, coordinates and tracks patient referrals and pre-authorizations as needed
  • Maintains stock levels for medicines and medical supplies as needed
  • Practices safety, environmental and/or infection control methods
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Medical Assistant Certification or at least 1 year of prior MA experience
  • Prior experience in a pediatric setting preferred
  • Previous experience using an EMR or EHR; eCW highly desired

Why You Should Apply:

  • We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
  • Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths.

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