Medical Assistant (MA) - Gilman Clinic

MaineHealth | Portland, ME, United States

Posted Date 11/20/2023


  • For a limited time MaineHealth is offering sign on bonuses for Medical Assistants:

  • 0-1 years of experience eligible for $4,000 (full time)
  • 1+ years of experience eligible for $5,000 (full time)
  • Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time MA position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.
  • Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.
  • Gilman clinic is a small, close-knit, high functioning team, committed to the patients we care for. This specialty practice focuses on treating patients with HIV, Viral Hepatisis and/or advanced liver disease. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm. We are looking for an MA who is available during these hours, although flexibility in the schedule would be considered for the right candidate. Primary responsibilities include rooming patients, administering vaccines, completing medication refills, inputting labs and abstracting charts. There are several opportunities to participate in more hands on skills such as administering IM injectable medication, performing fibroscans, and assisting with clinic performed paracentesis procedures. The ideal candidate is thoughtful and compassionate about the care they deliver, adaptable to the day to day changes in healthcare, and works collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Position Summary

    • Responsible for performing a variety of duties in both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.

  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Education: Successful completion of a medical assistant program from an accredited vocational institution or community college.

    • License/Certifications: Current BLS required or must be obtained within 3 months from start of employment.

    • Experience: Minimum one year's experience working in a medical facility as a medical assistant and/or documented evidence of externship completed in a medical office.

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

    • Working knowledge of continuous process improvement.

    • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures.

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff.

    • Ability to organize and accomplish multiple tasks and to have the flexibility to meet changing demands on a daily basis.

    • Ability to project a pleasant and professional image even under stressful situations

    • Analytical ability required to gather and interpret information necessary to resolve problems.

    • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others

    • Proficient computer skills

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Additional Information

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow – programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.

MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you’re looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.

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