Why this is a great position for pre-health graduates:

  • Get clinical experience working in a Gastroenterology (GI) specialist practice. This position would encompass hands-on specialty GI conditions & testing such as:
  • Evaluation and treatment of GI-related conditions.
  • Breath analyzer testing
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Pre-Ops and Post-Ops for surgery patients.
  • Malignant & non-malignant neoplasm of digestive organs.
  • Congenital malformations of digestive organs and much more.


Position Summary: 

  • Perform MA & Admin assistant-related duties in a GI practice. Work closely with MD and NP in the day-to-day patient care process. Including documenting patient intake, and vitals, preparing exam rooms, point of care testing, answering calls, etc.


Business Overview:

LifeBridge Health Medical Group (LBHMG) practices are spread across Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Howard Co., Carroll Co., and Anne Arundel Co., in Maryland. The GI practice in Columbia, MD is located in a close distance from the local hospital, urgent care, mall, and various other amenities. One of the highest-rated GI practices in Howard County, MD.


Essential Functions:

  • Assist healthcare providers with patient examinations and procedures.
  • Take patient medical histories and record vital signs.
  • Point of care testing – Breath analyzer
  • Assist with in-office procedures such as anorectal manometry.
  • Patient registration & appointment scheduling.
  • Maintain clean and organized exam rooms.
  • Assist with surgery scheduling, as needed.
  • Triage incoming calls and document in medical record.
  • Prior Authorizations for medications, testing, and procedures, as needed.
  • Stocking & restocking of clinical supplies.
  • Document and scan in patient’s medical records.
  • Additional tasks as assigned.


Level of Supervision Required: Works under the direction of the physician and practice manager.


Contacts: Contacts, within or outside the Company, as a Company representative in a specialized area of knowledge or technical field. Requires considerable tact and discretion, and some persuasion to obtain approvals, consent, and action.


Type of Supervisory Responsibilities: None



Education/Knowledge: Basic professional knowledge; equivalent to a bachelor’s degree; working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field.


Education Discipline: HSD and bachelor’s degree preferred.


Experience: 3-5 years (preferred, not required)


Technical/Clinical Skills (Usage):

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Occasionally)
  • Basic computer skills (Frequently)
  • Cerner PowerChart (Frequently)
  • GMED (Frequently)
  • HealthStream (Rarely)
  • IDX (Rarely)
  • Standard Office Equipment (Occasionally)
  • Medical terminology (Frequently)
  • Critical thinking skills (Frequently)
  • Medical equipment (Frequently)
  • Type 50+ words per minute (N/A)

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

  • American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Certified Medical Assistant suggested not required.


Communication Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow verbal instructions.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively verbally.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Open to juggling multiple software systems to accomplish daily documentation needs.


Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Physical Demands:

  • Other - Must be able to stand for long periods, frequent walking, bending and stooping

Work Environment

  • Substances - Potential exposure to hazardous substances, chemicals, equipment, and reagents.
  • Blood-Borne Pathogen Exposure - Contact
  • Job - Potential exposure to patient blood and/or body fluid or air-borne contaminants


Office Location:

  • Center Park Drive, Columbia MD 21045


Work Hours

  • Full-time position Monday – Friday
  • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (may vary as per provider schedule changes)


Additional Comments: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Requires flexibility to work at multiple locations.

Full Time (M-F)
No Weekend Hours
No - the position is at a single location

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