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Changing health care
to improve quality of
life for all.

Beth Israel Lahey Health’s roots in providing top-quality health care date back nearly a century. We're fully committed to ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve. As a leading healthcare provider throughout New England, we aim to change the current state of health care for the better and make lasting improvements that guarantee access to our services.

Clinical Assistant-Entry Level and Paid Training Program-No Experience Necessary!

Woburn, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care Category: Technician Job ID: JR22786 Date posted: 05/26/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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BILH Primary Care is pleased to offer a unique pathway to a career in healthcare with a special paid training program. Ideal for those with no prior experience but sincerely interested in medical assisting. Are you passionate about helping others? Do you see yourself as the friendly member of the care team greeting patients in a providers office? Would you like a career path to other roles in health care? Clinical Assistants partner with the health care delivery team to ensure the patient is cared for with the highest level of quality and respect. Our providers rely on the Clinical Assistant to communicate with the patient and assure that their visit runs smoothly and efficiently.The Clinical Assistant Training Program is an 8 week paid learning experience, the first 6 weeks 9:00 am to 3:30pm daily where students will be instructed on prepping an exam room, clinical intake with patients, vital signs and so much more!

Job Description:

TheClinical Assistant Training Program begins on September 11, 2023. The deadline to apply is August 7, 2023. Classes will be held at 8 Presidential Way, Woburn, MA.Your internship can be in one of our 84 Practices closer to your home-we have practices throughout Eastern MA.

As a Clinical Assistant Trainee, you will be an integral part of our healthcare team, working alongside experienced professionals who are dedicated to your success. This 8-week full time, benefit eligible programis designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience necessary to thrive as a Medical Assistant. You will learn how to prepare exam rooms, interact with patients and collect medical history, take vital signs, reconcile medications, and more!

Program Schedule:

  • Weeks 1-2: 30 hours of classroom time, covering topics including medical terminology, vital signs, and medical documentation.

  • Weeks 3-7: One day per week in a practice and four days in the classroom.

  • Week 8: 40 hours of hands-on training in one of our 84Primary Care practices with mentorship within the Practice.

  • Week 9-beyond? Our BILH Workforce Development and Talent Acquisition teams will work with you to find your permanent position within the organization

What Awaits You:

  • Competitive compensation throughout the entire training periodand we will provide stethoscopes, a set of scrubs, and all training materials.

  • Upon completion of the 8-week program, full-time employment as a Clinical Assistant in one of our many Primary Care practicessurrounding the Boston area; north shore and the south shore.

  • Possibility for career advancement from a Clinical Assistant to a Medical Assistant rolewithin 6 months - BILH will then provide dedicatedassistance to help youattain your MA certification.

  • Comprehensive training within a supportive environment, fostering your personal and professional growth

  • Ongoing professional development and exciting career advancement opportunities within our healthcare system


  • Minimum age of 18 years

  • High school diploma or GED 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • A passion for making a difference in the lives of others

  • A willingness to learn and a positive attitude

  • Customer service experience is a plus


Make a difference in your community. If you are seeking a healthcare career path, look no further! We offer exceptional benefits from day one, with no overnight shifts, holidays, or weekends required. With a network of over 85 practices spanning Eastern Massachusetts to Southern New Hampshire, BILHPC serves more than 50 diverse communities. Join us in providing exceptional care to our patients!

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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