Clinical Assistant I
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Boston, MA

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Job Summary

Located in Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world-renowned clinicians, innovative researchers, and dedicated professionals as allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

The Clinical Assistant is responsible for direct care provided to patients and for contributing to efficient operations in the patient care environment. Direct patient care activities include, but are not limited to, obtaining vital signs, drawing and collecting blood samples and assisting nursing/medical staff in performing invasive procedures, such as bone marrow aspirates. Indirect patient care activities include those that support clinic operations such as ordering and stocking clinical supplies and patient education materials, transporting patients and specimens as needed, and monitoring the environment of care. Applies Institute policies and procedures to resolve routine issues. Works on problems of limited scope. Builds stable working relationships internally.

Job Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED required; college coursework preferred.
  • Completion of an accredited clinical assistant program or medical assistant program required. For the satellite offices, phlebotomy certification is also preferred.
  • In some cases, Nurse Students in an accredited Bachelor’s program withat least 2 completed semesters of clinical rotationmay be considered.
  • Experience preferred, but not required.


Yawkey 10 - 40 hours, must be flexible. Unit's hours are from 7am to 8:30pm.

May be required to work weekend and holiday hours to meet the needs of the unit.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.

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