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Medical Assistant

Location: Arlington, VA 

Status:  Full-Time / Non-Exempt

Salary Range:  $21.00 - $25.00


Are you looking for new career opportunities, great wages, excellent benefits and work-life balance?   Follow your heart to Virginia Heart!


At Virginia Heart, we are looking for friendly, dependable and compassionationate Medical Assistants to perform day-to-day clinical and administrative support to the clinical offices in a manner consistent with Virginia Heart’s mission of providing extraordinary cardiovascular care to our community. The medical assistant must exhibit a high level of customer service, communication skills, and accuracy with medical documentation.


When you work with Virginia Heart, you will enjoy a dedicated and experienced staff, competitive wages, excellent benefits and the following rewards and incentives:


  • No Nights, weekends or holidays!
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Short-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program for Mental and Physical well-being
  • Three Weeks of Paid Vacation upon eligibility
  • One week of Paid Sick Leave
  • Annual Merit-Based increases
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Quarterly Employee Appreciation; Events to include therapy dogs, raffles, and other fun events

Virginia Heart is Northern Virginia's premier cardiovascular practice, bringing an unparalleled standard of excellence to our patients. We are seeking experienced professionals to join our team in our outpatient cardiology setting.  Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Virginia Heart learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it. 


  • Supports the clinical and office staff by performing clinical administrative tasks such as phone screening, appointment confirmation calls, orders management, data entry into the EMR, etc.
  • Create and/or update patient demographic and clinical information in the EMR as needed.
  • Responsible for taking patients from waiting room, performing vitals and preparing them for provider visits into EMR as well as updating medical history as part of intake process.
  • Assists the provider’s and/or clinicians with patients in the office and is to include but not limited to the following tasks:
  • Clinical Chart Preparation
  • Gather appropriate documents and signatures necessary to assist the clinician in making treatment decision.
  • Provides patient education and assists patients with clinical questions as needed and appropriate  
  • Notifies patients of test results per protocol as needed.
  • Provides professional and efficient telephone services to patients and Virginia Heart staff and transfers/handles calls as appropriate.
  • Provides a safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Works as a resuscitative team member in emergency situations within their level of expertise and training.
  • The medical assistant is responsible for knowing the location of the medical supplies and medication on the emergency cart and the proper operation of emergency equipment within their scope.


  • Medical Assistant Certification Preferred
  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a medical office with both administrative and clinical experience preferred
  • Computer Literate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience with the use of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred

(Click link to view other available openings and locations for our company: https://virginiaheart.hiringplatform.com/list/careers)