Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Medical Assistant Job

Job Number: LPG14437

Job Title: Medical Assistant

Department: LPG Gynecology - 8052573

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - Providence

Location: Providence, RI

High School graduate or equivalent. Completion of Certified Medical Assistant training program required.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.


Minimum of two years’ experience as a medical assistant in a physician medical office practice. Familiarity with Ob Gyn medical office procedures and terminology highly preferred.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The Medical Assistant reports to the Practice Manager /Ambulatory Clinical Manager. Under general supervision of the attending Physician and/or a Staff Nurse, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, acts as a resource for the medical assistants within the practice. Also assists with direct patient care and provides both clinical and clerical support for the practice. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age-specific needs of geriatric, adult, and adolescent patients.