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Boston College Medical Assistant, University Health Services in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

Medical Assistant

University Health Services is looking for an experienced Medical Assistant to support the medical and nursing staff in the care of the patients in health services. This position serves an important role within University Health Services as we strive to enhance the physical and psychological wellbeing of Boston College students by providing multifaceted health care services in the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care for the entire person).

Clinical responsibilities include : obtaining vital signs; performing minor medical treatments, and assisting with specimen collections.

Clerical responsibilities include : assisting with scheduling of tests and appointments, coding of clinical encounters and assisting in supplies and inventory management.

In order to create a more inclusive community within the Division of Student Affairs, each staff member is expected to support division and university-wide initiatives, staff events, and serve on committees as needed.

This is a 12-month full time position; Monday – Friday (9:00 am -5:00 pm).

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $37,750 to $47,200; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


  • Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.

  • 3-5 years of outpatient clinical experience.

  • Certification is preferred.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills required.

  • Electronic medical records experience is preferred

  • Must be flexible and able to function in a busy environment.

  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse populations and creating inclusive and belonging environments.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .