Medical Assistant

Part Time Boston, Massachusetts


Suffolk University is pleased to announce a career opportunity as a part-time Medical Assistant!

 In an effort to interrupt the viral transmission of COVID-19 among our asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic population, every member of Suffolk University's student and employee community that comes to campus at least once weekly participates in our surveillance testing plan.  Suffolk University has partnered with the Broad Institute to offer PCR testing in the form of self-administered anterior nares swabs.  500-800 tests are conducted daily.  


  • Teaches individuals to perform and observes individuals conducting COVID-19 self-swab tests.
  • Exemplifies caring and compassionate customer service and excellent interpersonal skills to create a positive patient experience.
  • Utilizes standard precautions and complies with Suffolk University policies and procedures.
  • Prepares specimens for pick-up at the end of each day.
  • Ensures tests are properly ordered, manifests are properly generated, and any issues are addressed by the end of each shift. 
  • Monitors inventory at the test site and restocks as needed.


Conscientious and excellence-driven individuals needed to staff Suffolk University's COVID-19 test site through the end of Spring 22 Semester.  
High School graduate or equivalent required.  

Experience in COVID-19 testing site or clinic preferred.

Preferred qualifications:  completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program, an intermediate EMT or Paramedic program, or graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.  

Note: Two medical assistants are needed on-site at all times.  One of the two must-have the above-mentioned preferred medical credentials.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.