Medical Assistant (MA) - Primary Care

MaineHealth | Scarborough, ME

Posted Date 3/26/2020
Description

Summary

Maine Medical Partners has a new opening for a Medical Assistant to join their Family Medicine practice. This MA will have the opportunity to learn 3 different specialties including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics. This practice prides itself on working as a high functioning, team based environment.

When you join Maine Medical Partners, you may also receive the following perks:

  • May be eligible for $3,000 sign-on bonus*
  • 3-tier clinical ladder

Position Summary

  • The Medical Assistant (MA) is assigned duties and responsibilities related to patient care in a team-based ambulatory practice environment. The MA functions under the license of the provider when performing clinical and other patient care tasks. The MA must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care within their scope of practice and according to organizational policies, accrediting and licensing bodies.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Education: Applicants must:

    • Have graduated with an Associates Degree in Medical Assisting from an accredited college or a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program, and completed 160 hours clinical experience acquired through an externship or working as a medical assistant, or:

    • Be credentialed and have a minimum of 1 year's clinical Medical Assisting experience in a multi-physician medical practice preferred. Other relevant clinical experience will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

  • License/Certifications: Current BLS required.

  • Experience: See "Education"

  • Ability to excel in a team-based care environment.

  • Maintain personal and professional records that include evaluation and validation of clinical competence/proficiency, continuing education, and any certification or verification of special skill sets.

  • Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination.

  • Ability to maintain a professional manner.

  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality.

  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of the electronic medical record.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures.

*Current MaineHealth employees are not eligible. Must be seperated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

Geographic Region
Maine Beaches
Industry
Healthcare | Nursing

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