Coastal Medical
  • 01-Sep-2023 to 01-Oct-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

The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is a primary care driven practice serving 120,000 patients across Rhode Island, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal costs. 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.
  • Coastal Medical is an equal opportunity employer. All employees and applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status.
  • Per the Rhode Island Department of Health all existing and new employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive their flu vaccination upon hire.

The Position: We are currently in search of a Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant's main responsibility includes fostering patient and family centered care and nursing services in accordance with the Lifespan's mission, vision, values, with consideration of the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.

  • This is an hourly, full time position with a schedule of 40 weekly hours, Monday through Friday.
  • This position will be located in Newport, RI
  • Employee parking is provided.

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 equivalent training/experience as acceptable to the Practice Manager
  • At least one year of prior MA experience
  • Familiarity using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Experience planting PPDs and giving injections
  • Any combination of education and experience that is substantially equivalent is also acceptable

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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