Practice Assistant


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Berkshire Health Systems
742 North Street
Phone:(413) 447-2784
Website: Click Here

Company Description:
Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
Practice Assistant
$15.55 Per Hour
Full Time
High School or Equivalent
Up to One Year

Reliable transportation is required for travel between practice locations in Berkshire County.


•The Practice Assistant is a training opportunity to become a Certified Medical Assistant. The Practice Assistant provides scheduling and other administrative services in the Physician Practice Service Center, and participates in the Berkshire Health Systems Medical Assistant Program. The Practice Assistant receives clinical skill instruction. After gaining appropriate knowledge and skill, he or she functions clinically under the direction of the preceptor, and will perform other duties as requested by the Practice Site Supervisor.

•POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)



B.Education and Training:

•High School diploma

•High School diploma or equivalent required.

C.License, Certification & Registration:

•CPR certification required within 12 weeks of hire.

D.Other Requirements:

•Experience in basic office skills preferred.

•Data entry skills preferred.

•Working knowledge of Windows based PC applications required.

•Ability to work independently and take direction.

•Demonstrated ability to read and follow written/verbal direction.

•Sensitive to diverse cultures and cultural differences.

•Ability to learn new computer software; Ability to adapt to fast-paced, multifaceted position.

•Good telephone communication skills.

•Must be flexible to cover for vacations and earned time absences.

•Flexible hours required. Self-motivated and ability to be independent and flexible within a team framework.

•Excellent oral and written communication skills.

•Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

•Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.

•Punctual and strong work ethic.

•Commitment to learning.