Experienced Medical Assistants Needed for NSPG Float Pool - Per Diem, Part-Time, and Full-Time Schedules Available!

Peabody, MA | Medical Assistant


North Shore Physicians Group, a multi-specialty medical practice affiliated with North Shore Medical Center and Partners Health Care is hiring Float Medical Assistants (MA's) to participate in our Primary Care Redesign initiative. We are seeking highly motivated individuals who think creatively on their feet and can actively participate in the care of our patients As a float MA, the employee is entitled to mileage reimbursement for travel between our various sites located within a 10 mile radius of the NSMC campuses. The prospective employee must consent to full time float status for the duration of the clinical redesign project, approximately 1 year. Following successful completion of our clinical and patient-care initiatives, the individual will assume full time employment at one of our many practice sites.
The candidate must be a graduate of a formal educational program in Medical Assisting. He/she must have a minimum of 3 years experience as a medical assistant with emphasis on evaluation, management and treatment of patients during a physician visit. Active certification by a recognized accrediting organization is preferred. The prospective employee must be proficient in obtaining and recording vitals, administering injections, performing phlebotomy and understanding medications and prescriptions. He/she must be a highly motivated individual who possesses excellent clinical and customer service skills and thrives in a fast-paced clinical environment. Additionally, the prospective employee must maintain cooperative working relationships with staff and physicians while proactively demonstrating flexibility and excellent problem solving skills resulting in high performance standards ensuring quality patient care.


  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Document all patient communications and clinical treatments accurately and appropriately
  • Comply with established risk management and safety procedures
  • Comply with all local, state and federal privacy and confidentiality rules and regulations
  • Sound judgment and problem solving ability
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a complex and busy environment and see them through to completion
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Maintain or obtain CPR certification and participate in site-based CPR drills.
  • Clinical skills include but are not limited to:
- Applies the principles of aseptic/sterile technique and infection control at all times.
- Performs sterilization of medical equipment
- Complies with all quality control programs
- Educates the patient within the scope of practice and as directed by supervising provider in health maintenance, disease prevention, disease management and compliance with the patient's treatment plan.
- Helps the provider and patient identify community resources for health maintenance and disease prevention.
- Assists provider and other office staff in population management using available tools
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor peers.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Completion of a formal program in Medical Assisting OR Matriculation in, or graduate of, an Associates or Bachelors degree program in nursing (RN). Nursing students must have completed fundamentals of nursing, skills lab, and at least one clinical rotation in medical / surgical nursing.
  • At least three years experience as a medical assistant
  • A Valid and Current Driver's License, and clean driver's record per NSMC policy, which will be reviewed annually during employee's employment.
  • Prefer Certification from one of the following organizations:
- American Assoc. of Medical Assistants (AAMA) - Credential: CMA
- American Medical Technologists (AMT), - Credential: RMA
- National Healthcare Association (NHA) - Credential: CCMA
- National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) - Credential: NCMA

Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. North Shore Medical Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.

With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.


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