Medical Assistant - Thundermist Health Center

Rhode Island, RI

Posted: 06/01/2023 Industry: Healthcare Services/Human Services Job Number: 3464

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future is recruiting candidates for Thundermist Health Center.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME: Thundermist Health Center
JOB TITLE: Medical Assistant
LOCATION: Multiple Locations
HOURS: Full-Time, Part-Time and Per-Diem, 1st Shift & Second Shift

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides support by performing clinical and administrative duties under the direction of a Health Care Provider to ensure excellent quality of care to patients.
  • Duties may include, interviewing patients, measuring vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height), recording information in patient’s chart, preparing treatment rooms for examination of patients, and obtaining medical history.
  • Responsible for preparing provider requested forms, office notes, and external records prior to the patient’s scheduled visit.
  • Monitor the providers schedule to ensure that patients are scheduled according to established scheduling guidelines
  • Works in conjunction with the provider to ensure timeliness of visits
  • Confirm the reason for the patient visit and obtain patient history’s when applicable 
  • Document requests for medication refills
  • Perform routine diagnostic testing
  • Responsible for managing telephone encounters as assigned in a timely manner
  • Prepare patients and the exam room based on the visit type
  • Operate, clean, and maintain clinical equipment
  • Properly prepare instruments for the autoclave
  • Properly dispose of medical waste and sharps
  • Assist providers in rooms as needed
  • Clean and stock rooms.
  • Daily use of a computer, phone, and medical equipment
  • Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing rooms, equipment and instruments as needed.
  • Alert appropriate staff to any expired medications or medical supplies
  • Perform opening and closing duties as assigned and based on established workflows
  • Maintains confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA at all levels of patient interaction.
  • Complete paperwork as needed and maintain departmental logs as needed
  • Alert appropriate staff by using established workflows of any clinical or office supply shortages.
  • Use appropriate stamps when indicated for confidential patients, lab orders, and mailings.
  • Correctly printing patient identify labels and affixing them to the appropriate forms, orders, and requisitions
  • Able to obtain lab results for external facilities
  • Maintain professional standards of behavior
  • Properly complete documentation, scanning, and faxing of requests for patient records
  • Perform other job-related duties as needed

Successful candidates will have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent substitute.
  • Post-secondary training in Medical Assistant program is preferred.
  • Bi-lingual desirable.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • EMR experience preferred
  • Professionalism, documentation skills
  • The ability to walk, bend, and occasional lift.
  • Quality verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to document clearly, competently, and concisely in the medical record
  • Exceptional customer service and phone etiquette
  • Day/Evening/Weekend Availability


For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’s Future website at  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’s Future and Thundermist Health Center will make the final hiring decisions. 


Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future’s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work. 

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