Coastal Medical
  • 25-May-2023 to 24-Jun-2023 (EST)
  • LPG - Newport
  • Newport, RI, USA
  • 20.25-28.18 per hour
  • 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 (Float)

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.

The Position: We are currently in search of a Medical Assistant float. The floating 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.
  • Schedules may consist of nights and weekends.
  • This position requires the ability and willingness to travel to the various LPG offices.
  • Employee parking is provided at all sites.

Essential Functions:

  • Follows the practice, clinic, or office workflow protocols to maximize quality and efficiency
  • Performs pre-visit planning by reviewing and updating the patient record prior to the appointment with recent test results, consults, correspondence, etc, and determines needed services based on practice protocols. Communications point of care reminders to providers via the electronic medical record (EMR)
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment in accordance to their clinic specific workflow protocol, by escorting from the waiting area to the exam room
  • Performs testing procedures such as blood pressure, EKG, pulse oximetry, Hgb A1-C, glucose, urinalysis, urine hcg, rapid strep test, and other point of care tests
  • Complete appropriate follow up work after visit including, but not limited to, ensuring all blood and specimens are properly labeled and sent to lab


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Medical Assistant Certification or at least 1 year of prior MA experience
  • Previous experience using an EMR or EHR; eCW highly desired
  • Experience planting PPD's and giving injections preferred

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.
  • Employees can qualify for student loan repayment assistance up to $9,000 and up to $3,500 per year in education assistance.
  • Some employees may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

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