Job ID: 289627155  |  Last Updated: 5/2/2019

Medical Assistant

Neighborhood Health Center
Buffalo, NY
Applicant Contact
Ashley Renaud
Human Resources Generalist
(716) 875-2904
(716) 332-0771

Job Description

Neighborhood Health Center provides impactful health care to Western New Yorkers so they can achieve their dreams and goals. We build a healthier Western New York where all enjoy high quality, individualized healthcare and human services. For more than 30 years, Neighborhood Health Center has delivered exceptional value to both patients and the communities it serves, dedicated to engaging adults and children in healthier lifestyles and creating healthier communities.

This year, Neighborhood Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) will continue to grow significantly and be the medical home for nearly 25,000 patients, providing more than 90,000 visits. Our family medical services include Primary Care, Dentistry, Behavioral Health, Ob/Gyn, Podiatry, Nutrition, Endocrinology and Pharmacy services in the city of Buffalo, NY and southern suburbs.

Neighborhood Health Center believes that health is a right, not a privilege, with excellent primary care to be affordable and delivered cost-effectively. Our kind staff believe that healthy individuals and families are the foundation of a caring society, and that those empowered to lead healthy lives contribute significantly to our communities success. For additional information, please, visit

Neighborhood Health Center is seeking a full time Medical Assistant for its Family Medical Center. This non-exempt position is responsible for a variety of activities related to rooming a patient for the provider. This position will report to the Nursing Supervisor.

All Neighborhood Health Medical Centers are located in the greater Buffalo, NY region. The Buffalo-Niagara region boasts a great quality of life, with access to tremendous green space, including two Great Lakes and Niagara Falls, world-class museums, professional sports, public concerts and plays, and historic architecture.

Prepares patients for and assists provider with examinations and treatments
Prepares and maintains examination and treatment rooms
Participates with patient intake process by taking vital signs and history, and assures medical records are up-to-date
Assists in facilitating patient flow for the provider to ensure a seamless and efficient patient flow
Performs CLIA waived tests and lot controls as per manufacturers directions and clinic protocols
Inventories medical supplies

Must be able to provide evidence of the successful completion of a recognized Nursing Assistant/Medical Assistant training program or relevant related training/experience
At least two years of medical experience preferred in an office/clinical setting
Must have current CPR certification
Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through
Superb organizational skills
Strong influencing skills
Self-starter with the ability to work proactively and take initiative
Results-oriented; creative and persistent in accomplishing tasks
Solutions-driven with a systems orientation
Highly responsive, timely, accurate and thorough in follow-up and follow-through
Highly flexible, positive and results-oriented attitude
Excellent in managing shifting priorities and timelines
Outstanding project and time-management skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, comfortable using document management software
Proficiency in Adobe and database management
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent judgment and discretion

There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Neighborhood Health Center. In addition to working to effect positive change in the health and lives of thousands of residents of Western New York, Neighborhood Health Center offers its full-time employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 403b, health savings accounts, and generous paid time off. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care.

At Neighborhood Health Center, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve.

How to apply:
If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients and in the health of our communities of Buffalo and Western New York, and if the position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please submit your resume and cover letter with statement of interest and salary requirements to Please include Medical Assistant in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.

Neighborhood Health Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the practice of equity and inclusion.

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