Medical Assistant or CNA

This is a special opportunity to join a dynamic team of health professionals serving a talented and motivated adolescent population. Deerfield Academy is looking for temporary Medical Assistants and CNA’s to join its innovative multidisciplinary health care team.  Reporting to the Director of Nursing, the Medical Assistant or CNA will support the clinical, clerical and administrative work of Nurses, Advanced Practice Clinicians and Physicians at the D.S. Chen Health and Wellness Center by performing duties in a collaborative clinical environment.

Responsibilities include: Greet and direct patients within the D.S. Chen Health and Wellness Center, obtain patient vital signs upon arrival, setup, deliver and clear meal trays for patients; prepare special diets as needed per known allergies; assist with inpatient room change over, assist RN’s and other staff with phone calls, visitors and general clinic flow; assist with stocking and maintaining linen and medical supply inventory; administer vaccinations as ordered by the Providers, maintain the laboratory supply and licensing, and occasionally provide transportation for patients to appointments or off-site care,

The successful candidates will possess the following skills and qualifications: High School Diploma; 3-5 years of experience in a health care setting as a nursing or health care aid; certified graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or CNA program or completion of an accredited post-secondary program and certified as a Medical Assistant CNA or completion of at least 3 years of similar clinical responsibilities under the supervision of a licensed provider; experience with MS Office suite, and EHR system; ability to work independently and in a team environment; ability to work with a wide range of people in a diplomatic and professional manner; demonstrated organizational and time management skills; ability to be flexible and dependable; ability to manage, and sensitivity to, highly confidential information; valid Driver’s License; CPR/AED certification and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

The D.S. Chen Health and Wellness Center serves the Deerfield Academy community. This temporary position will be scheduled 7AM-3:30PM Monday – Friday for the remainder of the 2021 academic year.


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Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

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