Medical Assistant- Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) #8584

Posted: 03/01/2023

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Medical Assistant


Riverside is seeking a passionate clinician to join our Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) team in Milford! This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team of dedicated behavioral health professionals!


The Medical Assistant is responsible for managing the flow of information, communication, and data in the CBHC administrative office for those tasks related to supporting medical staff. The Medical Assistant will also provide clinical support, maintain, and organize necessary databases and files, and perform general reception and clerical duties to enhance the efficient operation of the program.


Among other assigned tasks, the Medical Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Answer telephones, screen and direct calls to the appropriate individuals.
  • Greet and direct visitors to the appropriate program/individual.
  • Request medical records from outside sources as needed.
  • Collect consumer payments and maintain client ledgers daily, as needed.
  • Complete all required administrative documentation in a timely fashion and maintain consumer record files in accordance with quality assurance standards.
  • Assist psychiatric staff by scheduling appointments for medication visits and assisting with medical documentation.
  • Provide support to Psychiatrist and NPs by communicating with clients served regarding scheduling, referrals, questions and problem solving.
  • Obtain vital signs and metrics as needed and requested by medical staff (e.g. height/weight, blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, etc.)
  • Maintain temperature logs as needed for refrigerated medications.
  • Collaborate with coworkers in sharing workload.
  • Attend supervision and utilize scheduled individual and/or peer supervision meetings. Bring issues of concern and/or importance to supervisor for consultation. Come prepared to supervision and utilize supervisor’s feedback constructively to improve skills and/or modify behavior as needed.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.


Schedule: Part Time (16 hours): Sundays 9am- 5pm & Mondays 12pm- 8pm


Pay Rate: $22- 24/hr with weekend differential of additional $10/hr. 


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Required Skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Minimum of three years proven experience using Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Access preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle (may be required, depending on program location).


Required Experience
  • High School degree required with some college coursework preferred.
  • Valid Massachusetts Medical Assistance license.
  • One to two years of experience in an office environment.



 Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.