Medical Assistant

Yaphank, New York  | Medical Assistant
Salary: USD 17.50 - 26.00 Hourly


Position at Northwell Health | GoHealth Urgent Care

Job Title: Medical Assistant 

Pay Range: $17.50/hr. – $26.00/hr. (range based off experience) 


FT (30+hours) Benefits: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401K
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Paid Time off
  • Paid Training

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered for this position at the time of this job ad and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member’s base salary and/or hourly rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, budgets, and internal equity) 

**EXCELLENT BONUS PROGRAM: Quarterly target bonus of up to 5% based on the customer satisfaction scores of your locations. AND up to $450 per month for a productivity bonus if certain center metrics are met.** 

At GoHealth Urgent Care, we place the needs of our patients first - by providing an effortless patient experience, a welcoming culture of care and seamless integration with market-leading health systems and our communities.  

In a collaborative manner, the Medical Assistant will provide support to the Medical Providers, Radiologic Technologist, and patients through a variety of tasks, including but not limited to patient care management, organization and communication.    

The Medical Assistant completes all activities accurately, with high quality and in a timely manner while living our vision and mission to become the urgent care Partner of choice by re-defining value and access to quality care through an effortless experience, a culture of care, and seamlessly integrating with our partners and communities. This vision is achieved through our five core values of Collaboration, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity and Accountability. 

Job Requirements


  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program required 


  • 1+ years of Medical Assistant experience under a licenses healthcare supervisor within the last 3 years (ABR-OE from the AAMA must be obtained within 2 weeks of hire if Medical Assistant Certification is not obtained upon hire)

Work Experience


  • Medical Assistant experience preferred for Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program  


  • 2+ years of Medical Assistant experience within the last 3 years under a licensed healthcare supervisor in lieu of a Medical Assistant program  

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • One of the following certifications is required (or must obtain within 15 months of hire): 

    §  ARMA- American Registry of Medical Assistants 

    §  CCMA- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (verified through NHA, National Healthcareer Association) 

    §  CMA- Certified Medical Assistant (verified through AAMA, American Association of Medical Assistant) 

    §  RMA- Registered Medical Assistant (verified through AMT, American Medical Technologists or AAH, American Allied Health) 

    §  NCMA- National Certified Medical Assistant (verified through NCCT, National Center for Competency Testing) 

    §  NRCMA – Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (verified through the National Association for Health Professionals) 

    Or the following certifications are excepted at the time of hire: 

    §  Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing or LPN or RN 

    §  EMT – Emergency Medical Technician (verified through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians) 

    §  CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant 

    §  Basic Life Support (BLS) required or must be obtained (see below) 

    *Hire Date on or before 8/31/23 must obtain BLS certification by 3/31/24 

    *Hire Date on 9/1/23 to 9/30/23 must obtain BLS certification by 12/31/23 

    *Hire Date of 10/1/23 or after must obtain BLS certification within 30 days of hire date 

    §  Computerize Provider Order Entry (CPOE) certification for order entry is required within two weeks of start date and must be kept active in lieu of MA certification within the first 15 months of hire. 


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of medical office management systems and procedures 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work 
  • Social perceptiveness and service-oriented 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and planning skills 
  • Proficiency in MS Office and patient management software 



  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous PTO
  • Quarterly performance bonuses